Festivals of the Jewish year
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Festivals of the Jewish year a modern interpretation and guide. by Theodor Herzl Gaster

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Published by William Morrow in New York .
Written in English


  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.

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Paginationxii, 308 p.
Number of Pages308
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Open LibraryOL14542388M

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Festivals of the Jewish Year Hardcover – June 1, by Theodor H. Gaster (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 3 Author: Theodor H. Gaster. Judaism as Historical Process Festivals of the Jewish Year. by Theodor H. Gaster. Sloane. pp. $ There have been many books published about the observance and history of the Jewish festivals: little books of questions and answers for those who want to learn Torah while standing on one foot, collections of sayings from Scripture, and thick anthologies of stories, songs, services, and. The Jewish Year Book is an almanac targeted at the Jewish community in the United has been published every year since and is currently published by Vallentine Mitchell in association with The Jewish Chronicle and is edited by Stephen W. Massil.. It provides a directory and guide to Jewish institutions and religious, social, educational, cultural and welfare organisations in the Education and studies: British Association for Jewish .   Answer: There are seven Jewish festivals or feasts outlined in the Bible. While they are mentioned throughout Scripture, we find instructions for all seven laid out in Leviticus Leviticus refers to the seven Jewish festivals, literally “appointed times,” also called “holy convocations.”.

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  Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Description based on: 8th Sept. th Sept. , 2nd ed Latest issue consulted: () Published: Vallentine Mitchell, >-Vols. for 8th Sept. th Sept. also dated for the Jewish calendar year. The Three Pilgrimage Festivals, in Hebrew Shalosh Regalim (שלוש רגלים), are three major festivals in Judaism—Pesach (Passover), Shavuot (Weeks or Pentecost), and Sukkot (Tabernacles, Tents or Booths)—when the ancient Israelites living in the Kingdom of Judah would make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem, as commanded by the Jerusalem, they would participate in. The Major Festivals are: Rosh Hashanah (The Jewish New Year): Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year is considered to be the birthday of the human race. Jews believe that on this day God judges all people for their deeds of the previous year, and decides what will be their lot for the coming year. Get this from a library! Festivals of the Jewish year: a modern interpretation and guide. [Theodor Herzl Gaster] -- Describes the history, traditions, and meanings of particular festivals, fasts and holy days significant to the Jewish people. Bibliog.