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Beautifully done explanation of the Jewish observations of Yom Kippur.

Beautifully done explanation of the Jewish observations of Yom Kippur.

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The Jewish year is not the same length as a solar year used by most of the western world. Months are either 29-30 days, corresponding to the 29½-day lunar cycle. Years are either 12 or 13 months, corresponding to the 12.4 month solar cycle. The Jewish calendar uses a 12-month lunar calendar with an extra month occasionally added. Jews do not generally use the words A.D. and B.C. Instead, C.E. (Common or Christian Era) and B.C.E. (Before the Common Era) are commonly used by scholars today.

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Seder tablescape - that is too cool!!! What a creative idea, Israel going through the red sea. http://www.dailycheapskate.com/2015/03/seder-exodus-table-arrangement.html

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Most Christians don’t know about the fall holidays of ancient Israel: The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah), the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), and the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkoth). If the spring...

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Magen David buns

Rich, fruity, spicy & delicious, each of these buns sports a magnificent Magen David on its golden, shiny top. Enjoy them warm, cold or toasted. (Parve)

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Jewish Holidays and Festivals. Explanations, observances, study, guide and multimedia to all major and minor Jewish holidays and fast days.

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