суббота, 28 ноября 2015 г.

Tomb of Joseph of Arimatheal

 According to the New Testament Joseph of Arimatheal asked Pontius Pilate for permission to bury Jesus before Shabbat, took Jesus down from the cross with Nicodemus gave the gravesite by forging burial of Jesus.

пятница, 2 октября 2015 г.

Sukkot in Nahlaot , Jerusalem :)

Sukkot or Succot , literally Feast of Booths, is commonly translated to English as Feast of Tabernacles, sometimes also as Feast of the Ingathering. It is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Tishrei (varies from late September to late October). During the existence of the Jerusalem Temple it was one of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals (Hebrew: שלושה רגלים‎, shlosha regalim) on which the Israelites were commanded to perform a pilgrimage to the Temple.

суббота, 19 сентября 2015 г.

Selichot - Prayers for forgiveness

Selichot or slichot (Hebrew: סליחות‎) are Jewish penitential poems and prayers, especially those said in the period leading up to the High Holidays, and on Fast Days. God's Thirteen Attributes of Mercy are a central theme throughout these prayers.

суббота, 6 июня 2015 г.

Light in Jerusalem Festival

Light Festival takes place every year and collects a huge number of spectators.  As it was in the past year can be found here. Before you leave home, check out the site of the festival. There you can see what you will see on the route: white, green, blue and red, print a map and a program, and decide that you wanted to see. If you can not print, do not worry - it distribute routes. Also on the site you can see parking options. The site is in Hebrew and English .. I parked at the International Congress (בנייני האומה) center of Jerusalem (the people) and went on the tram is very convenient..

Damascus Gate is probably the most beautiful in the old town ..In the new town too.. What would be said of Suleiman the Magnificent, if he saw it?

четверг, 8 января 2015 г.

Charlie Hebdo

A huge and unbridgeable gap between the secular and enlightened the world, and between religious obscurantism and extremism ..
You can not stay away .. If you think that this will not affect you because you do not draw cartoons and behave quietly - you are wrong. . I'm with them

среда, 29 октября 2014 г.

Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah or Simḥath Torah (also Simkhes Toreh, Hebrew: שִׂמְחַת תּוֹרָה, lit., "Rejoicing of/[with the] Torah") is a Jewish holiday that celebrates and marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings, and the beginning of a new cycle. Simchat Torah is a component of the Biblical Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret ("Eighth Day of Assembly"), which follows immediately after the festival of Sukkot in the month of Tishrei (occurring in mid-September to early October on the Gregorian calendar).

carry them with songs and dances, expressing relation and jubilation, it is called hakafot.

Everyone is trying to take the scroll, to touch him, hold in their hands
The next day, after morning prayers again, song and dance and the solemn conclusion of the Torah reading, and immediately begin to read from the beginning: "And Gd created the heavens and the earth ...". And so for thousands of years.
Often in the evening suit "akafot shniёt" second dancing that is.

woman watching from the female half

During the dance cloth, which is wrapped in a roll change to color.

The Feast of the Rejoicing of the Law at the Synagogue in Livorno, Italy by Solomon Hart, 1850 (Jewish Museum)

This holiday completes the series of autumn New Year holidays, it's the start of reading the Torah, while praying for rain, they last all winter before Passover and time to disassemble the   Sukkot  ... Until next year