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Luah Hashannah 5778


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Tips for Using eLua?™ 5778 Front Matter Front Cover Title Page Copyright Page Contents Resources Preface About the Authors Guide to Transliterations Guide to Symbols and Conventions Jewish Commemorations 5778–5781 About the Year 5778 HEBREW CALENDAR 5778 Elul 5777 Rosh ?odesh Elul — Day 2 Shabbat Shofetim Shabbat Ki tetse Shabbat Ki tavo Shabbat Nitsavim + Vayelekh Leyl Seli?ot Tishrey 5778 Rosh Hashanah — Day 1 Rosh Hashanah — Day 2 Shabbat ?Ha'azinu Shabbat Shuvah Tsom Gedalyah Yom Kippur + Shabbat Sukkot — Day 1 Sukkot — Day 2 Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed Hosha'na Rabbah Shemini Atseret Sim?at Torah Shabbat Bereshit Rosh ?odesh ?eshvan — Day 1 ?eshvan 5778 Shabbat Noa? Shabbat Lekh lekha Shabbat Vayera Shabbat ?ayyey sarah Shabbat Toledot Kislev 5778 Rosh ?odesh Kislev Shabbat Vayetse Shabbat Vayishla? Shabbat Vayeshev ?anukkah — Day 1 ?anukkah — Day 2 ?anukkah — Day 3 Shabbat Mikkets ?anukkah — Day 4 ?anukkah — Day 5 Rosh ?odesh Tevet — Day 1 ?anukkah — Day 6 Tevet 5778 Rosh ?odesh Tevet — Day 2 ?anukkah — Day 7 ?anukkah — Day 8 Shabbat Vayiggash Asarah Betevet Shabbat Vay?i Shabbat Shemot Shabbat Va'era Shevat 5778 Rosh ?odesh Shevat Shabbat Bo Shabbat Beshalla? Shabbat Shirah Chanting Shirat Hayam Tu Bishvat — 15th of Shevat Shabbat Yitro Chanting Aseret Hadibberot Shabbat Mishpatim Shabbat Shekalim Rosh ?odesh Adar — Day 1 Adar 5778 Rosh ?odesh Adar — Day 2 Shabbat Terumah Shabbat Tetsavveh Shabbat Zakhor Ta'anit Ester Purim Shushan Purim Shabbat Ki tissa Shabbat Vayak·hel + Pekudey Shabbat Parah Nisan 5778 Shabbat Vayikra Rosh ?odesh Shabbat Ha?odesh Shabbat Tsav Bedikat ?amets The Search for ?amets Bi'ur ?amets Destruction of the ?amets Ta'anit Bekhorim Pesa? — Day 1 + Shabbat Pesa? — Day 2 ?ol Hamo'ed Pesa???—??Weekdays Pesa? — Day 7 Pesa? — Day 8 + Shabbat Yom Hasho'ah Vehagevurah Shabbat Shemini Rosh ?odesh Iyyar — Day 1 Iyyar 5778 Rosh ?odesh Iyyar — Day 2 Yom Hazikkaron Yom Ha'atsma'ut Shabbat Tazria + Metsora Shabbat A?arey mot + Kedoshim Pesa? Sheni — The 2nd Pesa? Lag Ba'omer — Day 33 of the Omer Shabbat Emor Shabbat Behar + Be?ukkotay Yom Yerushalayim Sivan 5778 Rosh ?odesh Sivan Shabbat Bemidbar Shavu'ot — Day 1 Shavu'ot — Day 2 Shabbat Naso Shabbat Beha'alotekha Shabbat Shela? lekha Rosh ?odesh Tammuz — Day 1 Tammuz 5778 Rosh ?odesh Tammuz — Day 2 Shabbat Kora? Shabbat ?ukkat Shabbat Balak Shiv'ah Asar Betammuz Shabbat Pine?as Av 5778 Rosh ?odesh Av Shabbat Mattot + Mas'ey Shabbat Devarim Shabbat ?azon Tish'ah Be'av Tu Be'av Shabbat Va'et·?annan Shabbat Na?amu Chanting Aseret Hadibberot Shabbat Ekev Shabbat Re'eh Rosh ?odesh Elul 5778 Rosh ?odesh Elul — Day 2 Shabbat Shofetim Shabbat Ki tetse Shabbat Ki tavo Leyl Seli?ot Shabbat Nitsavim SECULAR CALENDAR 2017–2018 Aug 2017 Tue 22 Aug (evening) Wed 23 Aug Sat 26 Aug Sep 2017 Sat 2 Sep Sat 9 Sep Sat 16 Sep (daytime) Sat 16 Sep (evening) Sat 16 Sep (night)Wed 20 Sep (daytime)Wed 20 Sep (evening) Thu 21 Sep (morning)Thu 21 Sep (evening) Fri 22 Sep (morning) Fri 22 Sep (evening) Sat 23 Sep (morning) Sat 23 Sep (evening) Sun 24 Sep (morning) Sun 24 Sep (evening) Mon 25 Sep (daytime) Mon 25 Sep (evening) Tue 26 Sep (daytime) Tue 26 Sep (evening) Wed 27 Sep (daytime) Wed 27 Sep (evening) Thu 28 Sep (daytime) Thu 28 Sep (evening) Fri 29 Sep (daytime) Fri 29 Sep (evening) Sat 30 Sep (morning) Sat 30 Sep (evening) Oct 2017 Mon 2 Oct (morning) Wed 4 Oct (daytime) Wed 4 Oct (evening) Thu 5 Oct (morning) Thu 5 Oct (evening) Fri 6 Oct (morning) Fri 6 Oct (evening) Sat 7 Oct (morning) Sat 7 Oct (evening) Sun 8 Oct (morning) Sun 8 Oct (evening) Mon 9 Oct (morning) Mon 9 Oct (evening) Tue 10 Oct (morning) Tue 10 Oct (evening) Wed 11 Oct (morning) Wed 11 Oct (evening) Thu 12 Oct (morning) Thu 12 Oct (evening) Fri 13 Oct (morning) Fri 13 Oct (evening) Sat 14 Oct (morning) Sun 15 Oct (daytime) Thu 19 Oct (afternoon) Thu 19 Oct (evening) Fri 20 Oct (morning) Fri 20 Oct (evening) Sat 21 Oct Sun 22 Oct Sat 28 Oct Nov 2017 Sat 4 Nov Sat 11 Nov Sat 18 Nov (morning) Sat 18 Nov (evening) Sun 19 Nov Sat 25 Nov Dec 2017 Sat 2 Dec Mon 4 Dec (evening) Sat 9 Dec Tue 12 Dec (afternoon) Tue 12 Dec (evening) Wed 13 Dec (morning) Wed 13 Dec (evening) Thu 14 Dec (morning) Thu 14 Dec (evening) Fri 15 Dec (morning) Fri 15 Dec (evening) Sat 16 Dec (morning) Sat 16 Dec (evening) Sun 17 Dec (morning) Sun 17 Dec (evening) Mon 18 Dec (morning) Mon 18 Dec (evening) Tue 19 Dec (morning) Tue 19 Dec (evening) Wed 20 Dec (morning) Sat 23 Dec Thu 28 Dec (morning) Sat 30 Dec Jan 2018 Sat 6 Jan Sat 13 Jan Tue 16 Jan (afternoon) Tue 16 Jan (evening) Wed 17 Jan Sat 20 Jan Sat 27 Jan (morning) Tue 30 Jan (afternoon) Tue 30 Jan (evening) Wed 31 Jan Feb 2018 Sat 3 Feb Sat 10 Feb Wed 14 Feb (afternoon) Wed 14 Feb (evening) Thu 15 Feb Thu 15 Feb (evening) Fri 16 Feb Sat 17 Feb Sat 24 Feb Wed 28 Feb (morning) Wed 28 Feb (evening) Mar 2018 Thu 1 Mar (morning) Thu 1 Mar (evening) Fri 2 Mar Sat 3 Mar Sat 10 Mar Fri 16 Mar (evening) Sat 17 Mar Sat 24 Mar (morning) Sat 24 Mar (evening) Thu 29 Mar (evening) Fri 30 Mar (morning) Fri 30 Mar (afternoon) Fri 30 Mar (evening) Sat 31 Mar (morning) Sat 31 Mar (evening) Apr 2018 Sun 1 Apr (morning) Sun 1 Apr (evening) Mon 2 Apr (morning) Mon 2 Apr (evening) Tue 3 Apr (morning) Tue 3 Apr (evening) Wed 4 Apr (morning) Wed 4 Apr (evening) Thu 5 Apr (morning) Thu 5 Apr (afternoon) Thu 5 Apr (evening) Fri 6 Apr (morning) Fri 6 Apr (evening) Sat 7 Apr (morning) Sat 7 Apr (evening) Sun 8 Apr (daytime) Sun 8 Apr (evening) Mon 9 Apr Tue 10 Apr Wed 11 Apr (evening) Thu 12 Apr (morning) Thu 12 Apr (evening) Fri 13 Apr Sat 14 Apr (morning) Sat 14 Apr (evening) Sun 15 Apr Sun 15 Apr (evening) Mon 16 Apr (morning) Mon 16 Apr (evening) Tue 17 Apr (evening) Wed 18 Apr (daytime) Wed 18 Apr (evening) Thu 19 Apr (morning) Thu 19 Apr (evening) Fri 20 Apr Sat 21 Apr (morning) Sat 21 Apr (evening) Sun 22 Apr Mon 23 Apr Tue 24 Apr Wed 25 Apr Thu 26 Apr Fri 27 Apr Sat 28 Apr (daytime) Sat 28 Apr (evening) Sun 29 Apr (daytime) Sun 29 Apr (evening) Mon 30 Apr May 2018 Tue 1 May Wed 2 May (afternoon) Wed 2 May (evening) Thu 3 May (daytime) Thu 3 May (evening) Fri 4 May Sat 5 May (morning) Sat 5 May (evening) Sun 6 May Mon 7 May Tue 8 May Wed 9 May Thu 10 May Fri 11 May Sat 12 May (daytime) Sat 12 May (evening) Sun 13 May (daytime) Sun 13 May (evening) Mon 14 May (afternoon) Mon 14 May (evening) Tue 15 May (morning) Tue 15 May (evening) Wed 16 May (daytime) Wed 16 May (evening) Thu 17 May (daytime) Thu 17 May (evening) Fri 18 May (daytime) Fri 18 May (evening) Sat 19 May (morning) Sat 19 May (evening) Sun 20 May (morning) Sun 20 May (evening) Mon 21 May (morning) Mon 21 May (evening) Tue 22 May Wed 23 May Sat 26 May Sun 27 May Jun 2018 Sat 2 Jun Sat 9 Jun Tue 12 Jun (afternoon) Tue 12 Jun (evening) Wed 13 Jun (morning) Wed 13 Jun (evening) Thu 14 Jun Sat 16 Jun Sat 23 Jun Sat 30 Jun (daytime) Sat 30 Jun (evening) Jul 2018 Sun 1 Jul Sat 7 Jul Thu 12 Jul (afternoon) Thu 12 Jul (evening) Fri 13 Jul Sat 14 Jul Fri 20 Jul (daytime) Fri 20 Jul (evening) Sat 21 Jul (daytime) Sat 21 Jul (evening) Sun 22 Jul (morning) Sun 22 Jul (evening) Thu 26 Jul Fri 27 Jul (daytime) Sat 28 Jul Aug 2018 Sat 4 Aug Fri 10 Aug Sat 11 Aug (morning) Sat 11 Aug (evening) Sun 12 Aug Sat 18 Aug Sat 25 Aug Sep 2018 Sat 1 Sep (daytime) Sat 1 Sep (evening) Sat 1 Sep (night) Sat 8 Sep (morning) Sat 8 Sep (evening) Sun 9 Sep (daytime) HOLIDAY OBSERVANCES Rosh Hashanah Seli?ot Looking Ahead to Rosh Hashanah Teki'at Shofar — Hearing the Sounds of the Shofar Preparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New Clothes Before Rosh Hashanah Preparing an Eruv Tavshilin Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Rosh Hashanah — Day 1 and Day 2 Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 1 Tashlikh Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2 Celebrating with a New Fruit or New Clothes Candle Lighting for Shabbat after Yom Tov Yom Kippur Before Yom Kippur Last Meal before the Fast Memorial Candle Resting Candle Yom Kippur Prohibitions and Practices Before Leaving for the Synagogue Candle Lighting for Shabbat and Yom Kippur Blessing the Children Before Kol Nidrey Sukkot Looking Ahead to Sukkot Building a Sukkah Acquiring Lulav and Etrog Preparing for Sukkot The Lulav Assembly Preparing an Eruv Tavshilin Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Mitsvot throughout Sukkot Eating in the Sukkah Taking the Lulav (not on Shabbat) Sukkot — Day 1 and Day 2 Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 1 Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2 Kiddush — Day 1, Day 2, and Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2 Waving the Lulav during Hallel (not on Shabbat) Circling the Sanctuary with Lulav and Etrog Candle Lighting for Yom Tov — Day 2 Candle Lighting for Shabbat after Yom Tov ?ol Hamo'ed Wearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'ed Hosha'na Rabbah Hosha'na Prayers and Processions Aravot — The 5 Willow Branches Shemini Atseret and Sim?at Torah Preparing for Yom Tov Preparing an Eruv Tavshilin Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Yom Tov — Day 1 and Day 2 Candle Lighting Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2 Mashiv Harua? Celebrating with the Torah on Sim?at Torah Attah Hor'eyta Hakkafot Reading the Torah on Sim?at Torah Morning The 1st Scroll: Completing the Reading of the Torah The 2nd Scroll: Beginning the Reading of the Torah Anew Candle Lighting for Shabbat after Yom Tov ?anukkah General Instructions for Candle Lighting at Home Candle Lighting Times Setup for the ?anukkiyyah (Menorah, Candelabra) Lighting and Berakhot Special Instructions for the Synagogue Purim The 5 Mitsvot of Purim Procedure for Chanting Megillat Ester Before Chanting the Megillah Chanting the Megillah After Chanting the Megillah Pesa? In Preparation Searching for ?amets Disposing of ?amets Fast of the Firstborn Siyyum and Se'udat Mitsvah Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Pesa? — Days 1 and 2 Candle Lighting for Shabbat and Yom Tov — Day 1 Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after Shabbat Shabbat and Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2 Morid Hatal Candle Lighting for Yom Tov after Shabbat ?ol Hamo'ed Wearing Tefillin during ?ol Hamo'ed Before Pesa? — Day 7 Preparing an Eruv Tavshilin Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Pesa? — Day 7 and Day 8 Candle Lighting for Pesa? — Day 7 Candle Lighting for Shabbat and Pesa? — Day 8 Shabbat and Pesa? Meals — Day 7 and Day 8 Yom Hasho'ah Vehagevurah Yom Hazikkaron Yom Ha'atsma'ut Yom Yerushalayim Shavu'ot Before Shabbat Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov Shavu'ot — Day 1 and Day 2 Candle Lighting for Yom Tov Yom Tov Meals — Day 1 and Day 2 Tikkun Leyl Shavu'ot Rosh Hashanah 5779 Seli?ot Looking Ahead to Rosh Hashanah Teki'at Shofar — Hearing the Sounds of the Shofar Preparing to Celebrate with a New Fruit or with New Clothes Before Rosh Hashanah Preparing a Flame for Yom Tov OTHER COMMEMORATIONS Tsom Gedalyah Asarah Betevet Tu Bishvat Ta'anit Ester Yom Hasho'ah Vehagevurah Yom Hazikkaron Yom Ha'atsma'ut Lag Ba'omer Yom Yerushalayim The 3 Weeks Shiv'ah Asar Betammuz The 9 Days Restrictions Preparing Shoes for Tish'ah Be'av Tish'ah Be'av Se'udah Shelishit before Tish'ah Be'av Tish'ah Be'av Prohibitions Procedures in the Synagogue Creating the Tish'ah Be'av Mood Chanting Megillat Eykhah Reciting Kinot SPECIAL SHABBATOT Shabbat ?anukkah — Day 4 Shabbat Shirah Chanting Shirat Hayam Shabbat Shekalim Shabbat Zakhor Shabbat Parah Shabbat Ha?odesh Shabbat ?azon Shabbat Na?amu
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ANCIENT PLACE NAMES IN THE HOLY LAND


My Brother s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929-1939.
This book deals with the efforts of American Jews - through their overseas aid organization, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - to come the aid of European Jewry in the crucial prewar decade, 1929-1939.

A Grammar of Samaritan Hebrew
The importance of the Samaritan pronunciation of Hebrew has gained wide acceptance as essential for reaching a correct understanding of the processes that affected the development of the Hebrew language in the late second temple period.

The Gate Behind the Wall: A Pilgrimage to Jerusalem
When Samuel Heilman took a sabbatical from teaching sociology to spend time in Jerusalem, he did not know that it would become a personal pilgrimage. What had begun by engaging the social scientist in me would end by awakening the Jew, Heilman writes.

Studies in Jewish Education VII: The Beginnings of Jewish Educational Institutions
ORIGINS: THE BEGINNINGS OF JEWISH EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS