Rosh Chodesh Elul 

begins sundown August 30th 


The word "Elul" is to be the acronym of

Ani l'dodi v dodi l

I am my Beloved and 

my Beloved is mine

In Song of Songs 6:3 the Beloved is G-d and the I is the Jewish people.

A time to set apart for repentence and teshuvah in preparation for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

Rosh Hashana / ראש השנה

Rosh Hashana starts at sundown Sept. 29, 2019

Rosh Hashanah (Hebrew: ראש השנה), (literally "head of the year"), is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim ("Days of Awe"), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. 

Rosh Hashanah is observed on the first two days of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar. It is described in the Torah as

 יום תרועה (Yom Teru'ah, a day of sounding [the Shofar]).

Please keep the Sept. 18th Election in Israel in prayer

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