Jewish Calendar (Page 2)

Jewish Calendar (Page 2)

Forty Days

The Forty Days of Repentance have started. The Jewish world is preparing for the High Holy Days, but some of you may be wondering, “What does this have to do with us, the followers of Messiah Yeshua?” For hasn’t our Messiah: …entered into the Holies once for all—not by the blood of goats and calves but by His own blood, having obtained eternal redemption. (Heb…

What is Shavuot? – Part 2

This Shavuot is not like the others. Normally we would be gathering together in person to worship in Holy Convocation and that would be followed by an Oneg. This year, 2020, that is not an option that we have. So how are we going to celebrate Shavuot? Shavuot is a special Shabbat day that starts this year, 2020, on Thursday evening, May 28.  Many of our people will…

What is Shavuot? – Part 1

Shavuot is almost here! This is the feast that we have been Counting the Omer towards for almost fifty days now. So what is Shavuot? Shavuot is a Hebrew word that means “Weeks” and that name derives from the fact that we have been counting up seven weeks— forty-nine days—from the Feast of First Fruits within the Feast of Unleavened Bread, and then Shavuot is the next day,…