September 1993 Newsletter (5753:11)

The Tallit and Tzitzit
January 1, 1994
Author: Rich Robinson

Learn about the history, significance and traditions of the Jewish prayer shawl.

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Hearing the Sound of the Shofar
September 1, 1993
Author: Jews for Jesus

The ritual most frequently associated with Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year (in most English translations of the Bible called the Feast of Trumpets*), is the sounding of the shofar (ram’s horn) in the synagogue. By Jewish tradition, a person who has not...

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Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah: What Could It Mean to a Jewish Believer?
Author: Jews for Jesus

In the Jewish community, young boys learn to read Hebrew so that at the age of 13 they will be able to become a bar mitzvah (son of the commandment). The bar mitzvah is a liturgical rite of passage when Jewish boys publicly read for the first time from the Hebrew...

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