Rosh Hashanah

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Rosh Hashanah

ראש השנה

Rosh Hashanah- A Hebrew term which refers to "the new year" [literally "the head of the year"].  It is a moed described in Leviticus 23:24-25 as a festival for the "blowing of trumpets" (Yom Teruah- a day of trumpet blasts) but it also begins the civil Biblical calendar.  Strong's #7218 and 8141. 

 

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Torah Portion

ואתחנן (Va'etchanan)

 

 

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Today is

Yom Shishi, 15 Av, 5782

Friday, August 12, 2022

 

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