This is a very enjoyable time in Israel. Here, the children have school 6 days/week. The long holidays, such as the Feast of Unleavened Bread and Feast of Tabernacles, have intermediary days where travel, etc. are permitted. Therefore, people are traveling all over the country and families are having a great time together while the
It has been quite some time since I’ve taped a video! With all of our travels, it has been difficult to organize the camera, setting and topic information all at the same time. My hope is to do much better in the future! Baruch and I will be heading to Moldova on our next trip.
The Feast of Tabernacles begins on the 15th day of the seventh month, Tishrei. This year, that day falls at sundown on Sunday night, October 13. This holiday is mentioned in both the Old and New Testaments. Beginning in Leviticus 23:33, we read about the holiday and how to observe it. I encourage you to
Since the Temple is not standing, the rabbis felt that some rite needed to be created to substitute for the High Priest’s sacrifice for Yom Kippur. A practice known as kaparot is a traditional way of atoning for sins one has committed during the previous year. On the day before Yom Kippur, one waves a