Jewish Traditions and customs

By Haley Parrisher

Jewish star symbol

Yum kippur!!

Yom Kippur 2013 began in the evening of Friday, September 13, and ended in the evening of Saturday, September 14, 2013. Yom Kippur 2014 will begin in the evening of Friday, October 3 , and ends in the evening of Saturday, October 4 2014.

Why is Yum Kippur Celebrated?
Yum Kippur is celebrated to find time to make peace With Other people and God.

Yum Kippur Fast

Jews fast on yum Kippur, they do this to spend more time worshiping God


Yum Kippur emotions

Yum kippur is the holiest holiday. This holiday is intense.

Just a laugh!

Rosh Hashanah

2013-2014
Rosh Hashanah
Dates

Rosh Hashanah 2013 began in the evening of Wednesday, September 4, and ended in the evening of Friday, September 6

Rosh Hashanah 2014 begins in the evening of Wednesday, September 24, and ends in the evening of Friday, September 26

What is Rosh Hashanah?
Rosh Hashanah Is the Jewish New year and also........


* Day of Shofar Blowing
* Day of Remembrance
* Day of Judgment





Rosh Hashanah
food


On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, a piece of apple is dipped into honey in the hopes of a sweet year. On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, Jews eat new fruit not yet eaten in the season so a special blessing will bless them.

passover!
What is Passover?

Passover is an eight day festival. Passover is celebrated from April 15, through April 22nd.

What food is served on passover?

Apples,nuts,bread, lamb, wine egg, and herbs are served.

Hanukkah 2013 begins on Wednesday, November 27 ,and ends on Thursday, December 5 2013.
What does


It is a very special holiday to the Jews although it is intense.

Why is passover celebrated?
Passover is celebrated to remember the exodus from slavery.

Hanukkah


Hanukkah 2013 begins in the evening of Wednesday, November 27, and ends in the evening of Thursday, December 5, 2013.


Hanukkah celebrates the day that the oil ran dry in the temple.

Hanukkah food goods
Wine, cheese and bread are eaten at Hanukkah.





















Wailing or western wall
This wall has two names wailing wall or western wall. Jews say prayer and worship at this wall holding their bible in the left hand.