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    For instance the number three in the verse 1:15 from the book of Jonah: “And the LORD appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights.” These texts in which the number "three" appears as a sign of the unity of the beginning, the middle and the end, we could add the three times a year every Israelite male was presented before the Lord (Exodus 23:17); the triple priestly blessing (Numbers 6: 22-27); the three great annual feasts in the Jewish tradition/holyday: "Pesach" ("Passover"), "Shavuot" ("Pentecost") and "Sukkot" ("The Cabin" or "Tabernacles"); the animal sacrifices which are three years old, that are “pleasing to the Lord” (Genesis 15: 9); the three times a day Daniel knelt and prayed to God (Daniel 6: 10-11); the three parts of the temple ("Court", "Sanctuary" and "Holy of Holies"); The three sons of Noah, which is implied by the bible that they are the root of all humanity; The three sons of Noah (Shem, Cam, and Japhet), which is implied by the bible that they are the root of all humanity; Similarly, the "three" also points to an imminent and serious danger particularly as the three-day stay of the plague of darkness on Egypt (Exodus 10:22), and, as we are studying, the three days of Jonah in the belly of the “big fish”. This element (three)…

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    The Sukkot Festival

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    Janitza Murga Mr. Cameron Comparative Religion November 19, 2015 Judaism Festival- Sukkot The Sukkot festival also known as the "Feast Of Tabernacle," is an annual Jewish festival of giving thanks for an abundant fall harvest; and a time to remember when the Jewish people wondered in the wilderness and lived in temporary dwellings after they left Egypt. In commemoration of this event, many Jewish or non-Jewish people celebrate this holiday; and even travel to Jerusalem with…

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    The name “Zechariah” means “the Lord (Jehovah) remembers.” In the Old Testament this name is used over twenty-nine times. Zechariah was a postexilic prophet during the restoration from Babylon. He was born in Babylon from a priestly family that returned to Jerusalem with some 50,000 other exiles. Like Jeremiah and Ezekiel he was both prophet and priest. Jewish tradition credits him with being one of the Great Synagogue, a body which is thought to have gathered and preserved the sacred writings…

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    Sukkot Commentary

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    The religious site that I visited is called Beth Israel Worship Center, a Messianic Congregation, located at 11 Railroad Ave, Wayne NJ. I attended the 8PM service on Tuesday, September 29th 2015 . This service specifically focused on the Jewish holy day called “Sukkot” also referred to as the Feast of Tabernacles. Sukkot is a Autumn festival celebrated of each year, on the 15th day of Tishri, according to the Hebrew calendar and is commanded Torah and the Old Testament in the Book of…

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    Sukkot Research Paper

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    church services. This word means “Save Us!” Jewish use this word during the celebration of Sukkot when reciting a daily prayer called a Hoshanot from the Hebrew word for salvation. The Sukkot festival is to recognize that God provides and protects along with reinforcing a feeling of vulnerability. Followers are expected not only to remember God protects them, but to also change their living environment during this festival to gain a better insight as to what their ancestors endured. While…

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    Religions are very different but the same. Judaism has quite a lot of holidays, but those holidays have similarities to Christian holidays. Both celebrate holidays that focus on resurrection, lights, and rest. Jews and Christians both have many holiday in the spring, during fall or winter, and weekly. The Spring season has many Christian and Jewish holidays during it. One Christian holidays is known as Easter. Easter remembers the Last Supper and the Resurrection of Christ. Passover and First…

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    The Lodz Ghetto

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    Eager and apprehensive crowds were not unusual in the Lodz Ghetto in 1941. Food was running scarce, and Jews were desperate to gather whatever resources they could, no matter the cost. But for a few days of that fateful year, the crowds did not seek food, form lines to exchange heirloom jewelry for sundries, or stand for hours for a chance at obtaining enough sustenance for their families Instead, they waited to bless the miraculous appearance of the four species celebrating the harvest festival…

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    the Search for Light (1998), the title "The Light of the World" has been "the target of every explication of the story" (para. 19). Of course, all of the explanations that Hannum report have to do with the obvious reference to the famous step of John's gospel where Jesus say "I am the Light of the World" (John 8,12-20). Anyway, as Hannum explains this passage doesn't seem to apply to the story but in the negative sense (1998, para. 19). In effect, the title of the story seems to refer not…

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    Abrahamic Pilgrimage Essay

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    A pilgrimage is the spiritual journey made to a sacred place in order to show religious devotion and is an aspect of every major religion. In the three Abrahamic faiths, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, pilgrimage possesses a similar interpretation that is distinct from other religions. While similar in pilgrimage sites, the three religions vary in their pilgrimage purpose and practices. The five pillars of Islam are five essential acts that every able Muslim must perform; the fifth is the…

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    Learn to deal with rejection. Addressing this Goal- I have learned that patients may require and ask for a specific faith representative, other than myself, to visit them. There are reasons that I am not able to serve these people. A Catholic person may ask for a Priest because the patient needs to have confession with a priest to feel exonerated from past discretions before going into surgery. The Jewish tradition patients may need to have specific Rabbinic need met that I am unable to…

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