20 09, 2014

Rosh Hashanah is not a biblical holiday

By |2014-09-20T23:20:15-07:00September 20th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                                           Rosh Hashanah is not a biblical holiday[1]   Rosh Hashanah is not a biblical holiday, although it replaced a biblical one, and is notably different from the holiday it replaced. The biblical holiday, Yom Teruah, had a totally different purpose than Rosh Hashanah, which focuses on the onset of a new year, [...]

13 06, 2013

The new year that isn’t the new year

By |2013-06-18T04:23:11-07:00June 13th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                                  By Israel Drazin   Rosh Hashanah is not a biblical holiday, although it supplanted a biblical one, and is not similar to the holiday it displaced. The biblical holiday, Yom Teruah, had a totally different purpose than Rosh Hashana. Rosh Hashana focuses on the onset of a new year, repentance, and making decisions to [...]