Yom Teruah

Yom Teruah Party

Come blow the Shofar and hear about all the symbolism of this very special Holy Day found in Leviticus 23 at 6pm on September 20, 2017.  Please bring a fingerfood dish to share for dinner, bring your shofar to blow, and bring your joy to celebrate together!

Graciously hosted by Audi &Pete Reinthaler at their home overlooking the peshastin valley and Orchards at 8696 Larson Rd., Peshastin, WA 98847

Directions:  From Wenatchee take US-2/US-97  and about 15 miles later you get to the BIG Y continue using the center lane and follow US-2 towards Leavenworth.

Peshastin has one traffic light, turn RIGHT cross the bridge over the

Wenatchee River, stay on Main St. After driving under the Rail Viaduct  –   turn RIGHT  towards DERBY CANYON.

At about 200 yards –CAUTION: A BLIND SUMMIT-  (i.e. you can’t see the oncoming traffic –

Turn LEFT onto Larson road. The road winds around thru Pear orchards and about ½ mile up the hill the road makes a right turn and we will be the 2nd house on the right. It’s light blue on the outside with a Model T Weather Vane on the lower roof line.  

honey , green and red apples for Rosh Hashana the jewish new year

 

Rosh Hashanah 2017

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 20 and ends on the evening of Friday, September 22.

What is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, literally the “head of the year” is the Jewish New Year. It is a time of inner renewal and divine atonement.

What foods do we eat on Rosh Hashanah?

It is customary to have big feasts on both nights of Rosh Hashanah and there are thus a plethora of customary dishes, including: honey cake, brisket, tzimmes and more Rosh Hashanah recipes.

What are some Rosh Hashanah practices?

One of the common practices of Rosh Hashanah is attending the High Holy Day services, where the shofar can be heard.

Many people go to a Tashlich service where they throw bread crumbs into a naturally running body of water as a means of casting away their sins. On the second night of Rosh Hashanah it is customary to eat a new fruit, a symbol of newness.

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