L’shanah tovah! to the HEY Year of 5775

The words "Rosh Hashanah" translate into "head of the year." For 2015 the Jewish calendar shows the year 5775 as HEY (a window, looking, hands lifted, beholding something great, reveal.) Two Thousand and Fifteen will be a year of seeing: a year of watching and tremendous revelation. We will need to stand strong in our identity in Christ as we speak to the mountains that are revealed. As we take authority in Christ we are going to see huge advancements in the Kingdom of God, but not without … [Read more...]

Celebrating Hanukkah ( Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה)

Hanukkah (/ˈhɑːnəkə/ hah-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian: Ḥănukkāh, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Chanukkah), also known as the Festival of Lights, Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap in 2014

Oct. 2, 2014: Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Hassidic sect Vizhnitz gather on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean sea as they participate in a Tashlich ceremony in Herzeliya, Israel. (AP) JERUSALEM – Israeli police were on high alert Friday to avert possible clashes as Jews and Muslims prepare to observe their faith's major holidays of Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha, which overlap this year for the first time in more than three decades. Reinforced police contingents had been deployed across … [Read more...]

Celebrating Ḥănukkāh 2013, [Nov 27 – Dec 5]

Hanukkah (/ˈhɑːnəkə/ hah-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, Tiberian: Ḥănukkāh, usually spelled חנוכה, pronounced /χanuˈka/ in Modern Hebrew; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah, Chanukkah or [Chanuˈkah]), also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight … [Read more...]

Hanukkah, ה or חנוכה, Ḥănukkāh celebrated December 8 – 16, 2012

  Alternative spellings: Spelling variations due to transliteration of Hebrew Chet Nun Vav Kaf Hey In Hebrew, the word Hanukkah is written חֲנֻכָּה or חנוכה (Ḥănukkāh). It is most commonly transliterated to English as Chanukah or Hanukkah, the former because the sound represented by "CH" ([χ], similar to the Scottish pronunciation of "loch") does not exist in the English language. Furthermore, the letter "chet" (ח), which is the first letter in the Hebrew spelling, is pronounced … [Read more...]

PASSOVER begins on April 6, 2012 – a time of Celebration!

History of Passover The primary observances of Passover are related to the Exodus from Egypt after 400 years of slavery. Perhaps the best known of the Jewish holidays, the splendid festival known as Passover has a rich and fascinating history. Passover in 2012 will start on Friday, the 06th of April and will continue for 7 days until Monday, the 14th of April. Note that in the Jewish calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Jews … [Read more...]

SUKKOT – Celebrating through October 13-19, 2011

Celebrating Sukkot 2011 October 13, 2011 - 19, 2011 Sukkot (Hebrew: סוכות or סֻכּוֹת, sukkōt, Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles) is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (late September to late October). It is one of the three biblically mandated Shalosh regalim on which Jews made pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. The Holy Day lasts seven days, including Chol Hamoed and is immediately followed by another festive day … [Read more...]

Sukkot 2010 – September 22(sunset) – September 29(sunset)

  Celebrating Sukkot 2010     September 22-29   Sukkot (Hebrew: סוכות or סֻכּוֹת, sukkōt, Feast of Booths, Feast of Tabernacles) is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (late September to late October). It is one of the three biblically mandated Shalosh regalim on which Jews made pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. The Holy Day lasts seven days, including Chol Hamoed and is immediately followed by another festive day known as Shemini Atzeret. The … [Read more...]

Yom Kippur – Wed, September 26, 2012

A Celebration of Women sends our blessings to all the Women of our World and families that are celebrating the High Holiday of YOM KIPPUR. Yom Kippur is probably the most important holiday of the Jewish year. Many Jews who do not observe any other Jewish custom will refrain from work, fast and/or attend synagogue. services on this day. Yom Kippur occurs on the 10th day of Tishri.     YOM KIPPUR - Wed, September 26, 2012       Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר‎, IPA: [ˈjom … [Read more...]

Copyright 2014 @ A Celebration of Women™ The World Hub for Women Leaders That Care