rosh hashanah

A dozen new believers in Jesus in Moscow!
September 20, 2018

Here’s how the Jews for Jesus in Moscow brought in the New Year.

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Changing up our Jewish New Year celebration
September 13, 2018

Jews for Jesus celebrated the Jewish New Year a little differently in San Francisco and here’s what happened.

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Israelis in India and Peru celebrated Rosh Hashanah with Jews for Jesus
September 27, 2017

This year, 63 people attended our Rosh Hashanah dinner in India and twenty in Peru. All got to hear a gospel presentation.

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Do you hear the trumpet call?
August 9, 2013
Author: Maxim Ammosov

Author: Matt Sieger

What’s Easter Got to Do with Rosh Hashanah?

You probably have heard of the Passover connection to Easter, that the Last Supper was a seder, etc. But do you know about the Rosh Hashanah connection?

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Christ in the High Holidays
September 8, 2012

This month, the holiest days of the entire Old Testament calendar will be observed in Jewish communities around the world. They are the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement, otherwise known as the High Holidays.* God commanded Israel to have “a holy convocation” on both of these days (Leviticus 23: 24, 27). It…

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Rosh Hashanah
September 8, 2011

Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) begins at sundown Sept 28. However you will not find Rosh Hashanah in the Bible, because there the holiday is referred to as the Feast of Trumpets, or Yom Teruah (pronounced “true-ah”). A couple of years ago, our executive director David Brickner wrote: … Despite the name change [from…

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Blow That Trumpet!
September 1, 2009

I am a trumpet player; I grew up practicing, playing and studying to become the best trumpet player I could be. While pursuing a career in orchestral performance at Boston University I was apprehended by God and called into His service. Early on I found many opportunities to play, including my time with the Liberated…

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Happy New Year!
September 26, 2008

Happy New Year! The Jewish New Year, that is. It’s September, the end of summer, the beginning of school, and— according to the Jewish calendar—the 5769th year since God created the heavens and the earth. On the Gregorian calendar, Rosh Hashanah (literally head of the year”) spans 24 hours, commencing at sunset on September 29….

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A Modern Day Agora
September 1, 1987

In ancient times the social life of a city revolved around the agora, the marketplace at the city gate. The agora was where people converged with their merchandise to trade necessary goods. It was also the place where they exchanged ideas and passed on valuable, sometimes vital, information. When travelers went from town to town,…

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Shofar
May 5, 1980
Author: Jean Zeller

To those who haven’t heard it, the blast of the shofar is hard to describe in terms other than primitive,” “harsh,” a “bellowing or trumpeting,” and it awakens in the hearer a primitive awareness of a reality beyond himself. It speaks with a commanding, demanding sound. Not a note to comfort, it creates an uneasiness,…

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