Jewish

Thanksgiving and Passover

Twenty-four hours to Thanksgiving 2018.    Being a Gentile, the similarities of Thanksgiving and  the Jewish celebration of Passover had not occurred to me before today.  As I researched the similarities I was reminded that there is very little in our experience that does not have a precedent. Linking the celebrations Of course Thanksgiving is …

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Rosh Hashanah

Today is the celebration of Rosh Hashanah; the Jewish New Year.  Happy New Year!  5779 years since creation.  The exact day Rosh Hashanah is celebrated changes each year because the Jewish calendar is based on lunar cycles.  That means the year may be 354.4 days or it may be a little longer.  Before you let …

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Who is our Tribe?

Tribes are not limited to Native Americans, we all have Tribes of some kind.  These Tribes shift, blend, disappear then re-emerge as needed.  As events unfold in and around our lives we find ourselves identifying with one Tribe or another.  This  may a Tribe which is cheering for a High School football team, or, like …

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