Feature Stories

Photo Courtesy: The Temple Institute

Shana Tova, A Sweet and Healthy New Year From Jerusalem!

From Jerusalem, Israel’s eternal unified capital — We send everyone prayers for a Shana Tova! A sweet New Year filled with blessings of health, happiness and closeness. This past half a year has been challenging and we look forward to better, smoother days ahead, filled with peace!
This article explains the significance of Rosh Hashana in Jerusalem…

Photo Courtesy: The Temple Institute

The Holy Temple: Rosh Hashana

Article Courtesy: The Temple Institute

“And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a holy convocation: you shall do no manner of servile work; it is a day of blowing the horn unto you. And you shall prepare a burnt-offering for a sweet savour unto HaShem: one young bullock, one ram, seven he-lambs of the first year without blemish; and their meal-offering, fine flour mingled with oil, three tenth parts for the bullock, two tenth part for the ram, and one tenth part for every lamb of the seven lambs; and one he-goat for a sin-offering, to make atonement for you; beside the burnt-offering of the new moon, and the meal-offering thereof, and the continual burnt-offering and the meal-offering thereof, and their drink-offerings, according unto their ordinance, for a sweet savour, an offering made by fire unto HaShem.” (Numbers 29:1-6)
Our sages teach us that Rosh Hashana marks the sixth day of creation, the day that adam harishon – the first man – was created. The particular place was none other than what would come to be known as Mount Moriah. We further learn that it was on this very spot that Adam first sinned and repented. Here he built an altar and presented an offering. Some twenty generations later it was here that the angel stayed the hand of Avraham at the binding of Yitzchak. It was here that the ram appeared, providing Avraham with the means through which to express his love for G-d.

See more in the extended article…

Activity Feed

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
What do you think? 🤔

Comment on Facebook

This White House under President Donald Trump and his administration had, within days of his presidential inauguration [Jan. 20th, 2017] had a goal of working to bring peace to the Middle East, for all her people, including the Palestinians and the Israelis. Within 2 years of his inauguration, and countless hours of discussions, multitudes of parties in the US and in the Middle East directly involved, a 180 page document entitled: “Peace for Prosperity – a vision to improve the lives of Palestinian and Israeli People” [published in January 2020]. For those of you who have tried to undermine any and all of President Trumps efforts in bringing peace to the Middle East, nurtured and brought to fruition by President Trump [including the historic events of this week where “The Abraham Accords” were signed at the White House (amongst Israel, The UAE and Bahrain)] this proves any and all lies being pushed by those who hate President Trump, hate Israel, hate the truth, including those in congress and the media. I encourage all with an open mind, with a semblance of curiosity in seeking truth through facts, not falsehoods, for you to access this document and read it fully. Yes, it is long, but imagines what an undertaking it was to gather together specifics in order to resolve a long festering issue. Anyone seeking truth must take the time to read it, absorb it, and respect it. Thank you. www.whitehouse.gov/peacetoprosperity/

Load more

Survey

One Jerusalem

photo credit: Etienne Valois

Established in January 2001, One Jerusalem is a strong, broad-spanning, non-profit, educational foundation committed to preserving a united Jerusalem, under 100% Israeli sovereignty. Jerusalem stands as the exclusive capital of the state of Israel, and only the Israeli government will protect and maintain access to the holy sites for members of all three major religions as well as others. One Jerusalem is a USA 501(c)(3) organization, and does not accept government funding of any kind.
Read Our Mission

Facebook Iconfacebook like button