Chanukkah – The Feast of Hanukkah

Shabbat Shalom!  Today (December 21st, 2018) is (in Australia) the first day of Hanukkah (known in Hebrew of Chanukkah), the 8-day feast commemorating the rededication of the Jewish Temple by the Maccabees three years to the day after it was defiled by pagans. You may notice that most people have already celebrated Hanukkah.  I explain … Continue reading Chanukkah – The Feast of Hanukkah


Feast Calendar

Here is my Feast calendar for the next year - containing the dates I will be celebrating the Biblical feasts, for those interested. Yom Teruah - Feast of Trumpets - evening of Friday 28th September to evening of 29th September 2018 (timezones east of Jerusalem); evening of Thursday 27th September to Friday 28th September 2018 … Continue reading Feast Calendar

Yom Teruah – The Feast of Trumpets

Shabbat shalom, everyone!  At least, it's the Shabbat (Sabbath) here in Australia.  Today, in addition to being the regular Shabbat, it is also (in Oz) the Feast of Trumpets, known in Hebrew as Yom Teruah.  This feast is described in the Book of Leviticus and, as I pointed out in Does the Torah Still Apply? … Continue reading Yom Teruah – The Feast of Trumpets