How did the Feast of Trumpets become Rosh Hashanah?

Before we answer the question above, let's lay the groundwork. In Leviticus 23, God revealed details of His "appointed times," also known as the 7 major Jewish feasts. Three were to be commemorated in short order in the spring. (Feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits) The fourth was Penecost. Then, three fall feasts …

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Shanah Tovah: Happy New Year, Israel!

Rosh HaShanah ("Head of the Year") commences at sundown this evening on the Jewish calendar. Not only is it the civil Jewish new year, but also the beginning of 10 days of awe, leading up to Yom Kippur. Observant Jews will enjoy a celebratory new year, then spend the days of awe in prayer and …

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Witness History: Israel, UAE, Bahrain Sign Peace Treaties at the White House

You've heard the news, now witness the ceremony! I was moved as I watched the scene unfold at the White House. Leaders of two Arab countries, UAE and Bahrain, joined the Israeli Prime Minister on the lawn of the White House to sign the first peace treaties between Israel and Arab countries in over 25 …

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US-Brokered Israeli – UAE and Bahrain Peace Deals to be Signed Today

What an historic day! We may not know the impact of the peace deals between Israel and the UAE, and Israel and Bahrain, for a long time. Or perhaps we'll see the impact very soon. Unfortunately, it all depends upon results of the US election. While we witness the accomplishments of the most pro-Israel president …

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