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Rosh Hashanah


“Head of the Year”  or  Yom Teruah: “Feast of Trumpets”

Rosh Hashanah (Head of the Year) is the traditional name given to the first of the fall annual feasts of the LORD, Yom Teruah (Day of Trumpets).  Believed to be the anniversary of the sixth day of creation, the day Adam and Eve were created, this day marks the first day of the Civil New Year in Judaism.  A day solemnly appointed by the LORD as a day to remember and blow the shofar, we remember that the Scriptures constantly remind us that it is at the sound of the trumpet that our Saviour and Master, Jesus, will call forth the dead to resurrection and His people will be gathered to reign with Him.  Let us look to the Scriptures to see the command to commemorate this day…. Read More »

Approaching the New Year


There are several starting dates in the secular American calendar – New Year’s Day, start of school, and fiscal year start dates.  Religions have start dates also.  The Hebrew calendar has two historical dates to begin the new year – Rosh Hashanah in the fall and first of Nisan in the spring.  Read More »