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Sukkot: A Festival of Joy, Gladness and Redemption

Sukkot: A Festival of Joy, Gladness and Redemption

Tonight begins the festival of Sukkot (Sunday, September 27th). Sukkot is one of the most joyous occasions on the Jewish calendar. It is deeply connected to the earlier High Holidays of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, and is the culmination of the Fall festival period. But on […]

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Zevah Shelamim זבח שלמים

Leviticus 7:11 Now this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings which shall be presented to the Lord. וְאִם־זֶ֥בַח שְׁלָמִ֖ים usually translated “fellowship,” “well-being,” or even “slaughter-offering of shalom.” Communion sacrifices and the resulting sacred meal shared between God. The one who brought the sacrifice was […]

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