The Tora- or the bible as you call it- doesn’t have a lot of do-overs. OK. Life doesn’t have a lot of do-overs, either.
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Yup. Another holiday. Yes, I know it’s tax season. It’s why I’ve been pushing my clients to get me their stuff early. Because tonight begins the 7th day of Pesach. (You do recall that we Jews start our days in the evening. Because Hashem stated it was evening, it was morning- one day. It’s why Christians follow the evening concept for the birth of Jesus- because he was Jewish and that’s how it worked for him.)
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Wow. A Friday night Pesach (Passover). Back when I was a little boy, I remember the first time that occurred in my lifetime (short as it was). It was something special. Because of the extra prayers tonight- and tomorrow night, when Shabat ends.
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Tonight begins the holiday of Passover (Pesach). Other than Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipur, this is the one holiday that most Jews celebrate. Oh, Chanuka comes close, but most don’t light the menora.
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Tonight begins the holiday of Passover. Other than Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipur, this is the one holiday that most Jews celebrate. Oh, Chanuka comes close, but most don’t light the menora.
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Today is a very special day. Believe it or not, this day is celebrated by more Jews than those who celebrate Rosh Hashana (almost 3:1). Yes, even those who consider themselves “Secular” Jews.
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An auspicious day. Today is the birthday of someone who has made a big difference in my life. I met Sam 39 years ago. He was a young man then (and I was a kid). We made great things together. And, I’m honored to have him as a friend.
Continue reading The Ides of March… Plus 3