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The patterns of sacred time

“These are My fixed times, the fixed times of God, which you shall proclaim as sacred occasions” (Leviticus 23:2) – so begins this week’s teaching of how we as Jews, construct sacred occasions in time: Pesach, Shavuot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot, in the order they are listed and the order we celebrate them. […]