Muslims Worked so Jews Could Pray on Yom Kippur

https://www.facebook.com/IsraelMFA/posts/10157843115611317 United Hatzalah is a group of volunteer emergency medical personnel who respond to needs in Israel. No one is paid. Jews and Muslims work side-by-side saving lives. In a world filled with hatred, isn't it refreshing to witness the goodness of mankind for a change? Kudos to those Muslim ambulance workers who volunteered to …

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Yom Kippur: Before and After COVID

Anyone who doubts the spiritual toll COVID has taken on Israel and around the world needs only to look at this comparison. (Top: Western Wall on Yom Kippur 2020, bottom: Western Wall on Yom Kippur 2019) Yom Kippur is the holiest, most solemn day of the year on the Hebrew calendar. It is a time …

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Remembering Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the most somber day on the Jewish calendar, commences tonight at sundown. In fact, Israel is 10 hours ahead of us here in Arizona, so technically speaking, Yom Kippur is underway. The sixth of seven major feasts of the Lord, Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement. Prophetically speaking, it is the day …

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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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