1-2 Tishrei (Sept.6[night]-Sept.8) Rosh
HaShana, Day of Judgment for the whole creation and the "head" of
the year 5782 starts Monday night. Let's get off to a good start! The Tashlich
"to the water" afternoon ceremony on Tuesday.
(Sept.9) Fast of Gedaliah
5 Tishrei (Sept.11) Shabbat Vayelech;
Shabbat Shuvah: Torah Reading: Deut. 31:1-30. Haftorah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 and
10 Tishrei (Sept.15-16) Yom Kippur, the Day
of Atonement and of oneness with G-d. This year the fast falls on Thursday and
so is from sunset Wednesday night till nightfall Thursday. It is customary to
partake of two festive meals on the eve of Yom Kippur (in this case on Wednesday)
and one festive meal 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.
12 Tishrei (Sept.17-18) Shabbat
Ha'azinu; Torah Reading: Deut.32:1-52; Haftorah: Samuel II 22:1-51.
Tishrei (Sept.19) The yahrzeit of the fourth Lubavitcher Rebbe, the
14-21 Tishrei (Sept.20-Sept.28) Sukkot. Spend as
much time in the Sukkah as possible. Shake the four species each weekday. Keep
21 Tishrei (Sept.27) 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.
Tishrei (Sept.27-28) Shemini Atzeret--Simchat Torah, The "Prayer
[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:
23 Tishrei (Sept.28-29) Simchat Torah outside of Israel
Tishrei (Oct.1) The yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev known
as 'the Advocate of the Jewish People".
27 Tishrei (Oct.1-2)
Shabbat Bereishit, Torah Reading: Gen. 1:1-6:8. Haftorah: Isaiah 42:5-43:10. Also
Shabbat Mevarchim- blessing of the New Month
30 Tishrei (Oct. 6)
First day of Rosh Chodesh Mar Cheshvan
YOU HAVE A GOOD, HAPPY AND SWEET NEW YEAR!