festivals and pilgrimage

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pesach meal
celebration= israel liberation= redemption= exodus. 4 sons= ask questions= rebellious, simple, son who does not know how to ask. symbolic foods: e.g. shankbone and eggs= temple sacrifices.
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shabbat= most important= all Jewish festivals= agree.
reffered to as the queen of all festivals, weekly celebration of G-ds creation, unique oppurtunity for rest and time as a family.
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shabbat= most important= all Jewish festivals= other views
loses impact by being weekly, other festivals are more significant and high holy days points to the importance of Rosh Hashanah, Yom kippur and suckot.
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Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah
traditional greeting for a good year, eating of sweet foods to show desire for sweet new year, tachlich: cast of sins= oppurtunity for reconcilation.
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importance of yom kippur for Jews
day of atonement= becoming at one with G-d and others= confession of communitys sins= last oppurtunity to G-d before the judgement book is closed for the coming year. penitence is reflected in 25 hour fast.
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every jew should go on a pilgrimage= agree
form of continuity with the past when pilgrimage was an obligation, going to israel gives Jews from different nations a sense of religious unity, reinforces continuity with the past.
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every jew should go on a pilgrimage= other views
temple is long destroyed= pilgrimage is just an opinion, visiting israel is sometimes more a sightseeing trip than a pilgrimage, the experience of G-d is just as strong at home as in the synagogue.
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shabbat= most important= all Jewish festivals= agree.

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reffered to as the queen of all festivals, weekly celebration of G-ds creation, unique oppurtunity for rest and time as a family.

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Jews celebrate Rosh Hashanah

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importance of yom kippur for Jews

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