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Luah Hashanah 5777


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Tips for Using eLua? 5777Front MatterFront coverTitle PageCopyright PageContents PageElectronic ResourcesAbout the AuthorsPrefaceGuide to TransliterationsGuide to Symbols and ConventionsJewish Commemorations 5777–5780About the Year 5777HEBREW CALENDAR 5777Elul 5776Rosh ?odesh Elul — Day 2Shabbat ShofetimShabbat Ki tetseShabbat Ki tavoLeyl Seli?otShabbat NitsavimTishrey 5777Rosh Hashanah — Day 1Rosh Hashanah — Day 2Tsom GedalyahShabbat Vayelekh? Shabbat ShuvahYom KippurShabbat Ha'azinuSukkot — Day 1Sukkot — Day 2Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed SukkotHosha'na RabbahShemini AtseretSim?at TorahShabbat BereshitRosh ?odesh ?eshvan — Day 1?eshvan 5777Rosh ?odesh ?eshvan — Day 2Shabbat Noa?Shabbat Lekh lekhaShabbat VayeraShabbat ?ayyey sarahKislev 5777Rosh ?odesh KislevShabbat ToledotShabbat VayetseShabbat Vayishla?Shabbat Vayeshev?anukkah — Day 1?anukkah — Day 2?anukkah — Day 3?anukkah — Day 4?anukkah — Day 5Tevet 5777Rosh ?odesh Tevet ?anukkah — Day 6Shabbat Mikkets ?anukkah — Day 7?anukkah — Day 8Shabbat VayiggashAsarah BetevetShabbat Vay?iShabbat ShemotShevat 5777Shabbat Va'era Rosh ?odeshShabbat BoShabbat Beshalla? Shabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat YitroChanting Aseret HadibberotShabbat Mishpatim Shabbat ShekalimRosh ?odesh Adar — Day 1Adar 5777Rosh ?odesh Adar — Day 2Shabbat TerumahTa'anit EsterShabbat Tetsavveh Shabbat ZakhorPurimShushan PurimShabbat Ki tissa Shabbat ParahShabbat Vayak·hel + Pekudey Shabbat Ha?odeshNisan 5777Rosh ?odesh NisanShabbat VayikraShabbat Tsav Shabbat HagadolBi'ur ?amets Destruction of the ?ametsTa'anit BekhorimPesa? — Day 1Pesa? — Day 2?ol Hamo'ed Pesa???—??Days 1 and 2Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed Pesa??ol Hamo'ed Pesa???—??Last DayPesa? — Day 7Pesa? — Day 8Shabbat SheminiYom Hasho'ah VehagevurahRosh ?odesh Iyyar — Day 1Iyyar 5777Rosh ?odesh Iyyar — Day 2Shabbat Tazria + MetsoraYom HazikkaronYom Ha'atsma'utShabbat A?arey Mot + KedoshimPesa? Sheni — The 2nd Pesa?Shabbat EmorLag Ba'omer — Day 33 of the OmerShabbat Behar + Be?ukkotayYom YerushalayimSivan 5777Rosh ?odesh SivanShabbat BemidbarShavu'ot — Day 1Shavu'ot — Day 2Shabbat NasoShabbat Beha'alotekhaShabbat Shela? lekhaShabbat Kora? Rosh ?odesh Tammuz — Day 1Tammuz 5777Rosh ?odesh Tammuz — Day 2Shabbat ?ukkatShabbat BalakShiv'ah Asar BetammuzShabbat Pine?asShabbat Mattot + Mas'eyAv 5777Rosh ?odesh AvShabbat Devarim Shabbat ?azonTish'ah Be'avShabbat Va'et·?annan Shabbat Na?amuChanting Aseret HadibberotTu Be'avShabbat EkevShabbat Re'ehRosh ?odesh Elul — Day 1Elul 5777Rosh ?odesh Elul — Day 2Shabbat ShofetimShabbat Ki tetseShabbat Ki tavoLeyl Seli?otShabbat Nitsavim + VayelekhSECULAR CALENDAR 2016–2017Sep 2016Sat 3 Sep (evening)Sun 4 SepSat 10 SepSat 17 SepSat 24 Sep (daytime)Sat 24 Sep (night)Oct 2016Sat 1 Oct (daytime)Sat 1 Oct (evening)Sun 2 Oct (morning)Sun 2 Oct (evening)Mon 3 Oct (morning)Mon 3 Oct (evening)Tue 4 Oct (morning)Tue 4 Oct (evening)Wed 5 Oct (morning)Wed 5 Oct (evening)Thu 6 Oct (daytime)Thu 6 Oct (evening)Fri 7 Oct (daytime)Fri 7 Oct (evening)Sat 8 Oct (morning)Sat 8 Oct (evening)Sun 9 Oct (daytime)Sun 9 Oct (evening)Mon 10 Oct (daytime)Mon 10 Oct (evening)Tue 11 Oct (morning)Tue 11 Oct (evening)Wed 12 Oct (daytime)Wed 12 Oct (evening)Thu 13 Oct (morning)Sat 15 Oct (daytime)Sat 15 Oct (evening)Sun 16 Oct (daytime)Sun 16 Oct (evening)Mon 17 Oct (morning)Mon 17 Oct (evening)Tue 18 Oct (morning)Tue 18 Oct (evening)Tue 18 Oct (evening)Wed 19 Oct (evening)Wed 19 Oct (morning)Thu 20 Oct (evening)Fri 21 Oct (morning)Fri 21 Oct (evening)Sat 22 Oct (morning)Sat 22 Oct (evening)Sun 23 Oct (morning)Sun 23 Oct (evening)Mon 24 Oct (morning)Mon 24 Oct (evening)Tue 25 Oct (morning)Tue 25 Oct (evening)Wed 26 OctThu 27 OctSat 29 OctMon 31 Oct (daytime)Mon 31 Oct (evening)Nov 2016Tue 1 Nov (morning)Tue 1 Nov (evening)Wed 2 NovSat 5 NovSat 12 NovSat 19 NovSat 26 NovWed 30 Nov (daytime)Wed 30 Nov (evening)Dec 2016Thu 1 DecSat 3 DecSun 4 Dec (evening)Sat 10 DecSat 17 DecSat 24 Dec (daytime)Sat 24 Dec (evening)Sun 25 Dec (morning)Sun 25 Dec (evening)Mon 26 Dec (morning)Mon 26 Dec (evening)Tue 27 Dec (morning)Tue 27 Dec (evening)Wed 28 Dec (morning)Wed 28 Dec (evening)Thu 29 Dec (morning)Thu 29 Dec (evening)Fri 30 Dec (morning)Fri 30 Dec (evening)Sat 31 Dec (morning)Sat 31 Dec (evening)Jan 2017Sun 1 JanSat 7 JanSun 8 Jan (morning)Sat 14 JanSat 21 JanFri 27 Jan (evening)Sat 28 JanFeb 2017Sat 4 FebFri 10 FebSat 11 Feb (morning)Sat 18 FebSat 25 Feb (morning)Sat 25 Feb (evening)Sun 26 Feb (morning)Sun 26 Feb (evening)Mon 27 FebMar 2017Sat 4 MarThu 9 MarSat 11 Mar (morning)Sat 11 Mar (evening)Sun 12 Mar (morning)Sun 12 Mar (evening)Mon 13 MarSat 18 MarSat 25 MarMon 27 Mar (daytime)Mon 27 Mar (evening)Tue 28 MarApr 2017Sat 1 AprSat 8 Apr (morning)Sat 8 Apr (evening)Sun 9 Apr (evening)Mon 10 Apr (morning)Mon 10 Apr (afternoon)Mon 10 Apr (evening)Tue 11 Apr (morning)Tue 11 Apr (evening)Wed 12 Apr (daytime)Wed 12 Apr (evening)Thu 13 Apr (morning)Thu 13 Apr (evening)Fri 14 Apr (morning)Fri 14 Apr (afternoon)Fri 14 Apr (evening)Sat 15 Apr (morning)Sat 15 Apr (evening)Sun 16 Apr (morning)Sun 16 Apr (evening)Mon 17 Apr (morning)Mon 17 Apr (evening)Tue 18 Apr (morning)Tue 18 Apr (evening)Wed 19 Apr (daytime)Wed 19 Apr (evening)Thu 20 AprFri 21 AprSat 22 Apr (morning)Sat 22 Apr (evening)Sun 23 AprMon 24 Apr (morning)Mon 24 Apr (evening)Tue 25 Apr (daytime)Tue 25 Apr (evening)Wed 26 Apr (morning)Wed 26 Apr (evening)Thu 27 Apr (morning)Thu 27 Apr (evening)Fri 28 AprSat 29 Apr (daytime)Sat 29 Apr (evening)Sun 30 AprMay 2017Mon 1 May (daytime)Mon 1 May (evening)Tue 2 May (daytime)Tue 2 May (evening)Wed 3 MayThu 4 MayFri 5 MaySat 6 May (morning)Sat 6 May (evening)Sun 7 MayMon 8 MayTue 9 May (daytime)Tue 9 May (evening)Wed 10 May (daytime)Wed 10 May (evening)Thu 11 MayFri 12 MaySat 13 May (daytime)Sat 13 May (evening)Sun 14 May (daytime)Sun 14 May (evening)Mon 15 MayTue 16 MayWed 17 MayThu 18 MayFri 19 MaySat 20 May (morning)Sat 20 May (evening)Sun 21 MayMon 22 MayTue 23 May (daytime)Tue 23 May (evening)Wed 24 May (morning)Wed 24 May (evening)Thu 25 May (daytime)Thu 25 May (evening)Fri 26 May (daytime)Fri 26 May (evening)Sat 27 May (morning)Sat 27 May (evening)Sun 28 May (daytime)Sun 28 May (evening)Mon 29 May (daytime)Mon 29 May (evening)Tue 30 May (daytime)Tue 30 May (evening)Wed 31 May (morning)Wed 31 May (evening)Jun 2017Thu 1 Jun (morning)Thu 1 Jun (evening)Fri 2 JunSat 3 JunWed 7 JunSat 10 JunSat 17 JunFri 23 JunSat 24 (morning)Sat 24 Jun (evening)Sun 25 JunJul 2017Sat 1 JulSat 8 JulTue 11 JulSat 15 JulSat 22 JulSun 23 Jul (daytime)Sun 23 Jul (evening)Mon 24 JulFri 28 JulSat 29 Jul (morning)Sat 29 Jul (evening)Mon 31 Jul (daytime)Mon 31 Jul (evening)Aug 2017Tue 1 Aug (morning)Tue 1 Aug (evening)Sat 5 Aug (daytime)Sat 5 Aug (evening)Sun 6 Aug (daytime)Mon 7 Aug (daytime)Sat 12 AugSat 19 AugMon 21 Aug (daytime)Mon 21 Aug (evening)Tue 22 Aug (morning)Tue 22 Aug (evening)Wed 23 AugSat 26 AugSep 2017Sat 2 SepSat 9 SepSat 16 Sep (daytime)Sat 16 Sep (evening)Sat 16 Sep (night)Wed 20 Sep (daytime)HOLIDAY OBSERVANCESSeli?ot — Penitential PrayersRosh HashanahLooking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar — Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahPreparing a Flame for Yom TovRosh Hashanah — Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting — Day 1Candle Lighting — Day 2Rosh Hashanah Meals — Day 1 and Day 2TashlikhCandle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2Celebrating with a New Fruit or New ClothesYom KippurBefore Yom KippurLast Meal before the FastMemorial CandleResting CandleYom Kippur Prohibitions and PracticesBefore Leaving for the SynagogueCandle Lighting for Yom KippurBlessing the ChildrenBefore Kol NidreySukkotLooking Ahead to SukkotBuilding a SukkahAcquiring Lulav and EtrogPreparing for SukkotThe Lulav AssemblyPreparing a Flame for Yom TovMitsvot throughout SukkotEating in the SukkahTaking the Lulav (not on Shabbat)Sukkot — Day 1 and Day 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2Kiddush — Day 1, Day 2, and Shabbat ?ol Hamo'edYom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2Waving the Lulav during Hallel (not on Shabbat)Circling the Sanctuary with Lulav and Etrog?ol Hamo'edWearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'edHosha'na RabbahHosha'na Prayers and ProcessionsAravot — The 5 Willow BranchesShemini Atseret and Sim?at TorahPreparing for Yom TovPreparing a FlameYom Tov — Day 1 and Day 2Candle LightingYom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2Mashiv Harua?Celebrating with the Torah on Sim?at TorahAttah Hor'eytaHakkafotReading the Torah on Sim?at Torah MorningThe 1st Scroll: Completing the Reading of the TorahThe 2nd Scroll: Beginning the Reading of the Torah Anew?anukkahGeneral Instructions for Candle Lighting at HomeCandle Lighting TimesSetup for the ?anukkiyyah (Menorah, Candelabra)Lighting and BerakhotSpecial Instructions for the SynagoguePurimThe 5 Mitsvot of PurimProcedure for Chanting Megillat EsterBefore Chanting the MegillahChanting the MegillahAfter Chanting the MegillahPesa?In PreparationSearching for ?ametsDisposing of ?ametsFast of the FirstbornSiyyum and Se'udat MItsvahPreparing a Flame for Yom TovPesa? — Days 1 and 2Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2Shabbat and Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2Morid Hatal?ol Hamo'edWearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'edPreparing a Flame for Yom TovPesa? — Day 7 and Day 8Candle Lighting for Pesa? — Day 7Candle Lighting for Pesa? — Day 8Pesa? Meals — Day 7 and Day 8Yom Ha'atsma'utShavu'otBefore Yom TovPreparing a Flame for Yom TovShavu'ot — Day 1 and Day 2Arvit — Day 1: Completing 7 Full Weeks of the OmerCandle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 1Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2Tikkun Leyl Shavu'otRosh Hashanah 5778Seli?ot — Penitential PrayersLooking Ahead to Rosh HashanahTeki'at Shofar — Hearing the Sounds of the ShofarPreparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New ClothesBefore Rosh HashanahPreparing an Eruv TavshilinPreparing a Flame for Yom TovOTHER COMMEMORATIONSTsom GedalyahAsarah BetevetTa'anit EsterYom Hasho'ah VehagevurahYom HazikkaronLag Ba'omerYom YerushalayimThe 3 WeeksShiv'ah Asar BetammuzThe 9 DaysRestrictionsThe 10th of AvTish'ah Be'avThe Afternoon before Tish'ah Be'avTish'ah Be'av ProhibitionsProcedures in the SynagogueCreating the Tish'ah Be'av MoodChanting Megillat EykhahReciting KinotSPECIAL SHABBATOTShabbat ?anukkah — Day 7Shabbat ShirahChanting Shirat HayamShabbat ShekalimShabbat ZakhorShabbat ParahShabbat Ha?odeshShabbat ?azonShabbat Na?amuAppendixesSefirat Ha'omerBirkat KohanimDetermining the Date of a Yortsayt
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Joseph Jacobs was a thinker and writer of unusual breadth and versatility. Among the subjects to which he gave his attention was the comparative distribution of Jewish ability, as the result of researches he had undertaken in association with Sir Francis Galton. The present work was the natural outcome of these studies.

New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): GENESIS
An electronic edition of Skinner's main work.

Jewish History: An Essay in the Philosophy of History
This essay exhibits in a remarkably striking way the author's art of making “all things seem fresh and new, important and attractive.” The author attempts, for the first time, a psychologic characterization of Jewish history. He endeavors to demonstrate the inner connection between events, and develop the ideas that underlie them.

The Responsa Literature
An interesting presentation of an extraordinary type of correspondence between communities and foremost Jewish authorities during the past fifteen hundred years by which social, economic and religious problems were discussed and solved.

Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash
The classic work on the field. Not for beginners; for those interested in a more historical and critical study of Talmud and Midrash.

Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion Legend and Law. Vol. I
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. The first volume covers the folklore ranging from the creation of man to the heirship of Jacob.

The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community
The small group of Jewish inhabitants of Charles Town in South Carolina met in 1750 to organize themselves permanently into a religious community. This book tells that community's story down to the present day. It describes the process of adjustment both of the Jews and their religion.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): ESTHER
Extraodinary book which retained its freshness and technical insight after almost a century of existance.