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Review of the seven Jewish Holy days

Seven Jewish Holy Days that Rock

 

Israel has an annual cycle of seven Holy days that date back to ancient times. These seven Holy Days are:

  1. PASSOVER
  2. UNLEAVENED BREAD
  3. FIRSTFRUITS
  4. WEEKS
  5. TRUMPETS
  6. YOM KIPPUR (DAY OF ATONEMENT)
  7. TABERNACLES

Springtime Feast

PASSOVER is the first of seven annual feasts, christian drug rehab is conducted in the spring of the year, and is considered the Feast of Salvation. In order to save the life of the firstborn from the death angel in Israel’s quest for freedom from Egypt. medical help Moses instructed Israel to sacrifice a lamb and paint blood on the doorframe as an act of faith and obedience.

UNLEAVENED BREAD Lasts for a week and commemorates the fact that the Israelis had no time to add yeasts to their bread before the hasty departure from Egypt.

FIRSTFRUITS acknowledges and gives thanks to God for the replanting of the earth each spring.

WEEKS (PENTECOST) this feast gives thanks to God for the summer harvest and requires an offering of two loaves of leavened bread.ww.youtube.com/watch?v=_MsO1dndNE8

 Fall Feast

TRUMPETS is a fall feast known as the “day of remembrance” and is known for the liberal use of the Shofar or Rams horn.

YOM KIPPUR (DAY OF ATONEMENT)   is the highest of holy days,  the most solemn and important day on the Jewish calendar. This is the day the high priest goes into the Holy of Holies each year to make an offering for the sins of Israel.

Seventh and Final Feast

TABERNACLES (BOOTHS) is the seventh and final feast. For seven days the Israelites made offerings to the lord and lived in makeshift huts to signify the 40 years in the desert prior the taking of Canaa