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TISHREI 5777 ( Sept. 21 - Oct. 20, 2017)

 



Month

Sign

Letter

Tribe

Limb

sense

Sefirah Channel

Permutation of theName

7

Libra

lamed

Efrayim

gall bladder

sex (union)

hod to yesod

V.K.Y.K.

"May this be the Year of the Time of Our Freedom"


CALENDAR REMINDERS


1-2 Tishrei (Sept.21-22) Rosh HaShana, Day of Judgment for the whole creation and the "head" of the year 5778. Let's get off to a good start! The Tashlich "to the water" afternoon ceremony on Thursday.

3 Tishrei (Sept.23) Shabbat Ha'azinu; Shabbat Shuvah: Torah Reading: Deut. 32:1-52. Haftorah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 and Joel 2:15-27.

4 Tishrei (Sept.24) Fast of Gedaliah, delayed from Shabbat.

10 Tishrei (Sept.29-30) Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and of oneness with G-d. This year the fast falls on Shabbat and so is from candlelighting Friday night till nightfall Saturday. It is customary to partake of two festive meals on the eve of Yom Kippur (in this case on Friday) and after the end of the fast. According to tradition, the festive meal after the conclusion of the fast brings down blessing for one's financial success for the entire new year.

14-21 Tishrei (Oct.5-22) Sukkot. Spend as much time in the Sukkah as possible. Shake the four species each weekday. Keep the faith!

21 Tishrei (Oct.17) Hoshanah Rabba: (The next stage in the process that began on Rosh HaShana -- the delivery of judgment) In many communities it is a custom to stay up learning Torah and reciting psalms all night.

22 Tishrei (Oct.12) Shemini Atzeret--Simchat Torah, The "Prayer for rain."
[Outside of Israel Simchat Torah is celebrated the next day.] Completion of annual Torah-reading cycle. Dance in honor and joy of the Torah. Torah Reading: Deut. 33:1-34:12 (the end! of The Five Books), Gen. 1:1-2:3. Haftorah: Joshua 1.

23 Tishrei (Oct.13) Simchat Torah outside of Israel

24 Tishrei (Oct.13-14) Shabbat Bereishit, Torah Reading: Gen. 1:1-6:8. Haftorah: Isaiah 42:5-43:10. Also Shabbat Mevarchim- blessing of the New Month

25 Tishrei (Oct.16) The Yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev known as 'the Advocate of the Jewish People".

30 Tishrei (Oct. 20) First day of Rosh Chodesh Mar Cheshvan



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