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Major Jewish Holidays. Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Passover Chanukah. Rosh Hashanah. --“Jewish New Year” --Western New Year ≠ Jewish New Year --Observances: casting away sins, no work, day of prayer. Rosh Hashanah. --Jewish Year 5770: sunset September 18, 2009 - nightfall September 20, 2009

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Major jewish holidays

Major Jewish Holidays

Rosh HashanahYom KippurPassoverChanukah


Rosh hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

--“Jewish New Year”

--Western New Year ≠ Jewish New Year

--Observances: casting away sins, no work, day of prayer


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Rosh Hashanah

--Jewish Year 5770: sunset September 18, 2009 - nightfall September 20, 2009

--Jewish Year 5771: sunset September 8, 2010 – nightfall September 10, 2010


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Rosh Hashanah

Apples with Honey


Yom kippur

Yom Kippur

--Day of Atonement

--at-one-ment

--Last chance to change your judgment

--Observances: 25-hour fast, prayer, absolutely no work

--Considered holiest day of the year


Passover

Passover

--”passing over” the Jews when God was slaying the first born of Egypt

--Observances: cannot eat chametz—any bread that has not been cooked within 18 minutes after the grain has come into contact with water.

--Bread did not raise—symbolically removing the “puffiness” or arrogance from our lives


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Passover

--Specific order to what cannot be eaten, when, how it is prepared, and when hands must be washed during food preparation


Chanukah

Chanukah

--Celebration of a military battle

--Festival of Lights and the oil-based miracle

--Menorah

--Eight Nights

--Observances: eating, playing games, gelt, prayers


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Chanukah

--to celebrate the oil-based miracle, Jews eat food rich in oil: latkes, sufganiyot, and some types of cheese.


Shalom

Shalom


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