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Sukkot and Simchat Torah

The origins of Sukkot are both historical and agricultural. Historically, Sukkot commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters. Agriculturally, Sukkot is a harvest festival and is sometimes referred to as Chag HaAsif (חג האסיף, the "Festival of Ingathering"), ...
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Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur 2020 will begin in the evening of Sunday, September 27 and ends in the evening of Monday, September 28 High Holy Days Worship Access (for TBS Members) High Holy Days Worship Access (Non Members) Yom Kippur is time when we dedicate our mind, body, and soul to reconciliation ...
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Echoes of Elul, Day 29: Echoes of Elul Concludes

I want to express my deepest gratitude to all the contributors and readers of the 5781 Echoes of Elul. A heartfelt thanks to all, whose generosity and effort keep the Echoes alive! May we all have a healthy and happy new year. L’shanah tova Risè Kirbo Special thanks to: Soni ...
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Echoes of Elul, Day 28: Carry On

Anonymous Elul, a time of dread to me. Like in a movie when you hear the ominous background music while people are having fun. Something dreadful is about to happen and everyone is oblivious. I am headed for the High Holy Days where something profound “should” happen. But unlike my ...
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