1 09, 2013

Why an additional day is added to holidays – 3

By |2013-09-01T23:13:09-07:00September 1st, 2013|Thoughts|

By Israel Drazin The Real Reason for the Additional Day of Holidays Part Three   This essay is taken from my book Maimonides and the Biblical Prophets. Because of its length, I am dividing it into three parts. Since I discussed what I think is the true reason why an extra day was added to [...]

1 09, 2013

Why an additional day is added to holidays – 2

By |2013-09-01T23:08:35-07:00September 1st, 2013|Book Reviews, Thoughts|

  By Israel Drazin The Real Reason for the Additional Day of Holidays Part two This essay is taken from my book Maimonides and the Biblical Prophets. Because of its length, I am dividing it into three parts.   To understand the origin of the added day to biblical holidays, we must first understand the [...]

1 09, 2013

Why an additional day is added to holidays – 1

By |2013-09-01T23:01:36-07:00September 1st, 2013|Thoughts|

By Israel Drazin The Real Reason for the Additional Day of Holidays Part one This essay is taken from my book Maimonides and the Biblical Prophets. Because of its length, I am dividing it into three parts.   Few people know why Jewish tradition added a day to the biblically assigned number for Passover, Shavuot, [...]