Marking the beginning of the Jewish new year, the origin of Rosh Hashanah is Biblical (Leviticus 23): "a sacred occasion commemorated with loud blasts." Join a Rosh Hashana Service, that includes the sounding of the shofar. Study about the main themes of Rosh Hashanah: repentance, preparation for the day of Divine judgment and prayer for a fruitful year.
The Feasts of the Lord: Jewish Holidays Tours
When Moses spoke to God on Mount Sinai he was commanded to tell the people of Israel to observe seven feasts to remember the Lord. More and more Christians feel the urge to celebrate the Feasts of the Lord together with the Jewish people in the land of Israel. Jewish Holiday Tours connect visitors to Christianity’s Hebraic roots while inviting Christians to experience the unique atmosphere of the Land of Israel in these festive times.
See the Safra Square Sukkah, the largest Sukkah in Israel. A walk through Mea Shearim, one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem mainly populated by Haredi Jews. See dozens of Succot, Tabernacles, in all colors and all sizes.
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Investigate how the ancient Jewish practice of religious study is flourishing today in modern Israel. Visit two different types of Yeshivot (religious seminaries) and discover how we can recover a love of learning in the Christian tradition.