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June 24, 2018 – The Fast of Tammuz and the Fast of Ab

Zechariah 8:19 – Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah … Continue reading

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May 6, 2018 – Celebrate Pentecost!

The Holy Spirit was poured out on Jesus’ disciples on the Jewish feast of Pentecost, celebrated on the 50th day after Passover. According to Jewish tradition, this was also the day God gave the Ten Commandments to his people. Mount … Continue reading

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March 31-April 1 – Celebrate Passover!

We’ll be preparing for and celebrating Passover this week, so there is no regular Torah reading this Sunday. We’ll also postpone reading the Haftarah readings for Exodus 29 until next week. See our Passover memo here.

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March 3, 2018 – Celebrate Purim!

Read the whole Book of Esther. Remember to “Boo” Haman, “Yay” Mordecai, and toast Esther until you can’t tell the difference! Oh yeah, and eat Hamantaschen. On Purim we also study history of Esau and the Amalekites, because Haman, the … Continue reading

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Feast of Tabernacles

We’re celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles on Saturday, September 30! The Hebrew word for Tabernacles is “sukkah” which originally meant “woven” and applied to the branches woven together to make simple shelters. Israel was commanded to dwell in booths like … Continue reading

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