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High Holidays 101: Elul and Its Meaning

Throughout Elul and into the Days of Awe (Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur) and Sukkot (Tabernacles), I will be posting information and inspiration for a wide audience. Because there are so many Bible readers and fans in this great big … Continue reading

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The Shofar in Elul and on Rosh HaShanah

Saadiah Gaon was a 10th century scholar in Babylon (born in Egypt) who pioneered writing in Judeo-Arabic and whose rulings became very important in the chain of Jewish tradition. In examining the tradition of blowing the shofar (ram

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