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Sukkot or Tabernacles: Jewish Customs

The services in the synagogue today are modeled after the ancient services in the Temple (see Feast of Tabernacles in Bible Times). Sacrifices are no longer performed since the time of the destruction of the Temple. It is usual practice to build and decorate the booth (sukkah). In the United States, Jews usually hang dried […]

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Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement: Messianic Overview

This year Yom Kippur begins sundown September 29, 2017 In the Bible, Yom Kippur bears three names: Day of Atonement Day of Judgment Sabbath of Sabbaths. Yom Kippur occurs on the tenth day of Tishri. This is a holy day of the Lord that remains “a statute forever.” Day of Atonement is the day in which the […]

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Teshuvah and Days of Awe

The forty-day season called Teshuvah (return or repentance) starts thirty days before the Feast of Trumpets, and is a shadow of God’s prophetic plan The entire ten days from the first day of the Feast of Trumpets through the Day of Atonement are known as the Days of Repentance or Days of Awe. The days […]

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Rosh HaShanah or Feast of Trumpets

Rosh Hashana Overview The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah) was celebrated at the beginning of the month Tishri, the first month of the civil year. It was one of the seven days of holy convocation. Tishri is the seventh month of the Biblical calendar, and as such parallels the Sabbath as a special and holy […]

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Rosh HaShanah in Bible Times

The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah)  in biblical times was celebrated in a far more festive fashion than it is today (Amos 8:5). Although this is a two-day holiday, preparations for this feast begin a full month in advance. Teshuvah On the Jewish calendar is a forty-day season called Teshuvah (return or repentance). It begins […]

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Celebrating Rosh HaShanah

Several suggestion for celebrating Rosh Hashanah with your family including a free download printable New Year card.

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More Purim Crafts

Follow Robin Sampson’s board Hebrew Roots: Purim on Pinterest. Below you will find Purim Crafts Arts and Crafts Projects Ideas for your Kids such as graggers, masks, crowns, tiaras, noise makers, and more. How to Make a Confetti Blowing Pipe to Celebrate Purim – Make a toy confetti pipe to make cool little fireworks to […]

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Purim Crafts & Worksheets

The Holiday of Joy. A day to dress up, and be merry while remembering how the Jews of Persia narrowly escaped annihilation thanks to the bravery of Queen Esther

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Why Are Christians Celebrating Hanukkah?

Jesus preached three sermons in which he declared Himself the “light of the world,” and all three could have been during Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.

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Christians are Celebrating Hanukkah

Hanukkah begins sundown December 24, 2016.  Many Christians are celebrating Hanulkah this year. WHY? We study a Hebrew book-written by Hebrews; we serve a Hebrew Lord-who had Hebrew disciples; we desire to follow the first century church-which was first predominately Hebrew; and through Christ, we are grafted into a Hebrew family! It makes sense to study […]