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The Holidays

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New Year’s Day:  Happy New Year!
Tu B’Shevat:  The New Year of Trees
Purim: For Such A Time As This
Good Friday:  What is good about it?
Resurrection Sunday [Easter]: What is the hope?
Passover: Passover/Pesach
Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
Rosh Hashanah: Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur:
Yom Kippur

Jewish Holiday Dates: The Jewish calendar is based on three astronomical phenomena: the rotation of the Earth about its axis (a day); the revolution of the moon about the Earth (a month); and the revolution of the Earth about the sun (a year). The civil calendar used by most of the world does not have any correlation between the moon cycles and the month, arbitrarily setting the length of months to 28, 30 or 31 days. So, the Jewish holidays fall on a different civil calendar date each year.

 


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