In some ways The Feast of Trumpets is a mystery. I have been gaining a new perspective of this holiday recently. It is not only prophetic, looking to a future ingathering of God’s people at the sound of the trumpet. It is reflective of our relationship with God, and maybe even life.
Posts in category Jewish Holidays
This evening marks the beginning of Holocaust Memorial Day. Tomorrow at 10:00 am the sirens will wail throughout the country. Everyone will stop what they are doing for 3 minutes. Cars will stop in the highway. Business meetings will be interrupted. People will stand still and for those few minutes, remember the people who were murdered. […]
Nope—for a change I did not spell “Handel” wrong. You see, the highlight of my past week was going to hear Handel’s Messiah in Hebrew! It brought back so many memories, particularly of my college days. I remember being part of a large choir and singing, despite the desire to weep tears of awe at […]
As I am writing this, Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) will officially begin in the next 15 minutes. The holiest day of the Jewish year. For the past 10 days religious people have been meditating on their standing before God, preparing their hearts for this day when the Jewish nation worldwide gathers before God […]