No One Knows the Day or the Hour

Hi friends! If you are familiar with Jewish holidays, you likely are aware that Jews just celebrated their New Year, Rosh HaShanah, Monday evening/Tuesday. (Hebrew days begin at sundown!) If you are aware of the Biblical significance of the Jewish feasts, you understand that each one of the 7 major feasts point to Jesus and …

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Rosh HaShanah: Why Does the Jewish New Year Fall in the Middle of the Hebrew Calendar?

Rosh HaShanah began last night at sundown and Jews around the world are celebrating their New Year's Day. Biblically speaking, it is the Feast of Trumpets, the 5th of 7 major feasts of Israel. Are the two related in any way? Also, why does the Jewish New Year fall in the 7th month of the …

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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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Israel to Lockdown for 3 Weeks During High Holy Days

Following very heated debate, the Israeli government will implement a nationwide lockdown beginning the eve of Rosh HaShanah, the civil New Year, which begins Friday. The lockdown will commence at 2:00 pm on that day, to be lifted on October 9. The debate was multi-pronged. Just as in America, factions of government cannot come to …

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