Tag: Mo’edim and Holidays

Holiday Greetings: An Easy, Meaningful Fast and G’mar Chatima Tovah from Gevirah.com! #2018 #YomHaKippurim

Gevirah.com wish all who remember and observe an easy and meaningful fast and “G’mar Chatima Tovah” (“A good final sealing”) this Yom HaKippurim (“Day of Atonement”).  Yom HaKippurim is a biblical holiday YAH commanded B’nei Israel to commemorate annually on the tenth day of the Seventh Month (10th of Ethanim), with a […]

Mo’edim: Special Torah Portions for Mo’edim and Holidays

Shalom, everyone! The following is a list of the Special Torah portions for mo’edim and holidays, including Festivals and Fast Days, read during an annual cycle on the Hebrew calendar, along with their corresponding haftarah portions. The haftarah portions listed are the most commonly-read portions within the Yemenite community: Parashah Torah Haftarah Rosh Chodesh […]

Astronomy: The Moon and the Mo’edim

Shalom, everyone! Genesis 1:14-16 gives the account of Day 4 of the Creation in which Elohim divided the day from the night. He created two great lights, one with greater power than the other: The greater light, also known as the Sun, He created to rule the day; […]

Mo’edim: Shabbat – The Weekly Sabbath #Shabbat

Shalom, everyone! Shabbat in purest terms is a day or period of rest. The term is used to describe the annual mo’edim during which YHVH (YAH) commands the Ehveh Nation (B’nei Yisrael) to cease from creative work (melachah). Shabbat is also used to describe the sabbatical year (sh’mitah), the […]

Mo’edim: Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret (Feast of Booths and the 8th Day of Assembly) #Sukkot #SheminiAtzeret

Shalom, everyone! The biblical holidays of Chag Sukkot (Feast of Booths) and Shemini Atzeret (Eighth Day of Assembly), both collectively known as Sukkot in modern times, are observed each beginning on the 15th day of the Seventh Month (15 of Ethanim/Tishrei) and ending on the 22nd day of the Seventh Month (22 of Ethanim/Tishrei). This eight-day holiday is another of YAH‘s mo’edim (appointed times), […]

Mo’edim: Pesach and Chag HaMatzot (Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread) #Pesach #Passover #Matzah #UnleavenedBread

Shalom, everyone! The biblical holidays of Pesach (Passover) and Chag HaMatzot (Feast of Unleavened Bread), both collectively known as Pesach in modern times, are observed each year beginning on the 14th day of Aviv (14 of Aviv), and lasts seven days ending on 21st day of Aviv (21 of Aviv). These holidays are celebrated […]