Join Rabbi Tom Samuels of McHenry County Jewish Congregation in an exploration of themes of the High Holy Days
and multilayered meanings waiting to be discovered.
In response to the letter from Mr Norman D Caddick of Coseley, "Allow us to keep this holy day
" where he describes himself as a practising Christian, and has a very un-Christian like rant at me for daring to try and go shopping on Easter Sunday.
Talking to media yesterday afternoon, he said the calendar will help determining various festivals of Islamic year to avoid duplicity in observing Eid, Ramazan, and other holy days
. He said the proposed calendar will be presented before the federal cabinet for further decision.
How is it celebrated? The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Holy Day
of Obligation in the Catholic Church.
We all have a special list of privately claimed holy days
. Acquire a Catholic calendar (available for free in most parishes), circle the mandatory holy days
, add your other favorites, and earn yourself another point.
The letter said that since October 2014, Iranian authorities had closed at least 80 Baha'i-owned businesses in the cities of Kerman, Rafsanjan and Sari because their owners had temporarily closed their doors to observe Baha'i holy days
, and had pressured Baha'i business owners to sign pledges that they would no longer close their shops on Baha'i holy days
Totoo nandito kami sa mga lugar ng mga Muslim pero may mga Katoliko din dito bigyan natin ng kahalagahan ang mga araw na ito dahil holy days
for the Catholics, he added.
"Beautiful Days, Holy Days
: The Majesty and Profundity of the Jewish Holidays" is a 264 page compendium of informed and informative commentary that will reveal dimensions of the holidays that infuse them with life and meaning, and will make their observance experiences of growth and satisfaction.
He also called on the political and religious leaders to "have a responsibility to act against extremists, who undermine the rule of law." And he encouraged everyone to "stand firmly against incitement and violence, especially during the sensitive period of the Jewish High Holy Days
and ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha."
NNA - New York will become the nationA's first major metropolis to close its public schools in observance of the two most sacred Muslim holy days
, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday, a watershed moment for a group that has endured suspicion and hostility since the Sept.
During the holy season of Christmas and Hanukkah, it is quite sad to observe so many who have no idea what these holy days
mean, and the peace and the joy one can receive if they are observed in a truly spiritual way.
"A Touch of the High Holidays" is a Touch and Feel pasteboard book about Jewish high holy days
for preschool children.
You get a month's vacation as well as local holidays so if you want this holy of holy days
off put it on the schedule.
The term came into wider use in 1549 when the first Book of Common Prayer included a calendar with holy days
marked in red ink.