Appointed Seasons

Appointed Seasons - Appointed Seasons Sabbath= Jews 1st...

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Appointed Seasons Sabbath = Jews 1 st religion to establish; Day of worship and rest ; home primary institution Passover = Celebrates deliverance from Egypt; Seder (“order”) meal Shavuot (Pentecost) = Celebrates receiving of commandments by Moses Sukos(t)= Tabernacles; “Feast of Weeks”--7 weeks after Passover—God’s protection of the Jews (40 years in the desert). Rosh Hashanah= Beginning of the New Year; Jewish New Year; begins 10 days of repentance ends with Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur= Day of atonement ; synagogue full. Hanukkah= Literally “dedication”; The Feast of Lights , celebrating rededication of the second temple after the victory of the Maccabees over the Seleucid Greeks in 165 B.C. Purim= Literally, “lots.” The festival whose history is recorded in the Book of Esther ; a festival that commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people of the ancient Persian Empire from Haman's plot to annihilate them. Observances
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