This phenomenon is creating a new Bible-based aspect within Christianity, and for some Jews, revealing a previously hidden aspect of the holidays.
Regardless of what our president thinks, “safety first” is challenging our habits, including that timeless habit of getting choice tickets for those crowded High Holiday services.
Facebook, has banned an advertisement promoting the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur saying that the ad is “sexually provocative or overly suggestive”.
In the Jewish tradition of asking for forgiveness around the High Holidays, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg apologized for his creation on Saturday.
Yom Kippur is mentioned several times in the Bible as a day to cleanse oneself of sins, both between man and man and between man and God.
The support of Christian tourists strengthens residents of Judea and Samaria as the world calls for a Palestinian state to be built exactly where they live.
Throughout the diverse and wide-flung Jewish world, different cultures have adopted different Rosh Hashanah traditions. But one thing binds the Jewish people together.
Record-breaking numbers of Jews ascended to the Temple Mount over the three-week holiday period encompassing Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot – and in an amazing reversal of the usual status quo, some were even allowed to pray there.
The Hebrew month of Tishrei is Biblically recognized as the easiest time of the year to build a relationship with God as the month is replete with extra opportunities for prayer and holy activities.
A miracle occurred this Rosh Hashanah in Israel’s southern development town of Dimona.