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Sukkot — the Jewish Festival of Booths

The exodus from Egypt was critical to the identity of the Israelites, but their lack of faith and obedience caused God to punish them and keep them from entering the promised land of Canaan for forty years.  During those years, … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur

The Day of Atonement September 17, 2010 This evening at sunset, practitioners of Judaism will begin a day of complete Sabbath and fasting in commemoration of Yom Kippur—the Day of Atonement. Christians typically do not observe the Jewish holidays that … Continue reading

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