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What is Cheshban V'Nefesh? נפש.ן חשבו- cheshbon v’nefesh: Taking stock of your soul
What do we listen to that awakens us to do a cheshban V'nefesh? The shofar is to awaken us and do a cheshbon v’nefesh and be your true self
Name the 3 main calls of the Shofar. How does each call or blast build on the one before? What does this mean for those who hear it (what is it trying to tell us?) THE SOUNDS OF THE SHOFAR: TEKIAH, SHEAVRIM, TERUVAH Tekiah is one blow, shevarim is 3 short blows, teruvah is 9 really short and fast blows. Each blow is supposed to be more urgent
Name the 4 New years of the Jewish People according to the Talmud. Nisan it is the New Year for the kings and festivalshe New Year for the tithing of the animals. On the first of Tishrei it is the New Year for years, or time. On the first of Shevat it is the New Year of the trees
Which New Years disapeared, and which one lasted and why The Nisan new year is now irrelevant because Israel is no longer a monarchy. The Elul New Year is irrelevant because we no longer an agrarian society.
What is Teshuva? Teshuvah תשובה–– repentance—return--every year we try to do the right thing
Define Teshuva Gemurah. Teshuvah gemorah is the opportunity when you do something wrong is to do it again but you do the right thing
How does Judaism teach about teshuva when you have sinned against G-d, what about sins between you and another person? If you hurt someone, you apologize 3 times, if they don’t forgive you G-d has forgiven you.
How is the Torah Reading for the second day of Rosh Hashanah, the Akedat Yitzchak or Binding of Isaac, connected to the holiday? Think of 3 ways and explain. one way is that the ram saved Isaac and we blow the ram's horn, or the shofar, to remind us. abraham is tested and so are we by our actions sometimes we need to sacrifice for others
10.What is the name of the High Holy Day prayerbook? Machzor and the root word is L'chazor
What is the root of the word that answers #10 and what connection does it have to the purpose of Rosh Hashanah? the root word L'chazor means to return
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