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Vayikra Sixteen: Azazel

After several chapters, we hear an acknowledgment of the death of Aaron’s sons. “And the Lord spoke to Moses after the death of Aaron’s two sons, when they drew near before the Lord, and they died. 668 more words


Condemning Israel on the shores of Seattle's Lake Washington


This past week Jews the world over performed Tashlich ,  an ancient ritual where members of the Jewish faith gather alongside a body of water, symbolically casting their sins into the depths. 1,095 more words


Converging new years: Baja and Rosh Hashanah

This week, I’ve had much to celebrate. And contemplate. I can thank two converging new years for the opportunity. The evening of September 24 marked the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. 171 more words


תשליך (Cast Away)

So, I’m learning now that during Rosh Hashanah we spend a lot of time reflecting on last year’s transgressions. Today we performed the Tashlich ceremony by throwing bread off the bridge at Mill Creek Park. 67 more words

Tashlich. By Bernadette Murphy.

By Bernadette Murphy

Tashlich (תשליך) is a ritual that many Jews observe during Rosh Hashanah. “Tashlich” means “casting off” in Hebrew and involves symbolically casting off the sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread or another food into a body of flowing water. 2,762 more words

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