Rosh Hashshana 2023


Began at sunset

on Friday, Sept. 15,

and ends at sunset

on Sunday, Sept. 17.


No matter yours truly an atheist,

I consider myself

fascinated with my Semitic ancestry
(maybe unwittingly genealogically
linkedin with unsuspecting readers)
excited regarding: upcoming
Jewish holiday(s) fast approaching

by the bewitching hour,

which doth hold key
to Chamber Of Secrets to – me
analogous being Sorcerer's Apprentice
tendering, and kindling Goblet of Fire
as you will read and see,
though impossible mission
to proffer extensive family tree.


Courtesy of Google, this grown man

linkedin with tribes of Zion

indulged curiosity of mine

proudly harkens, (particularly

as he doth accumulate

orbitz around the sun)

from Semitic ancestral line

surrounded by Jewish community
(countless years ago,
when we called Penn Valley

our place of residence)

off a street that arched
(like Noah’s bow sprint)

and named Woodbine.


Yet, he knows virtually nothing
about Jewish History

lets inquisitiveness wander

as a descendent from

the “Lost Tribes Of Israel”

pondering how his life would be lived

if baptized in customs, faith, and religion

considered one of

the oldest codified paradigms.


The first of the High Holy Days

or Yamim Nora'im ("Days of Awe")

celebrated on the first two days of Tishrei

the first day of the

seventh month as "Zikhron Teru'ah"

("A memorial with the blowing of horns").


Rosh Hashanah is described

as "the day of judgment"

(Yom ha-Din) and

"the day of remembrance"
(Yom ha-Zikkaron)

occurs 163 days

after the first day of Passover (Pesach)

beginning of Rosh Hashanah

at sundown at the end of 29 Elul.


The evening before

Rosh Hashanah day is known

as Erev Rosh Hashanah

("Rosh Hashanah eve").


On Rosh Hashanah day,

religious poems, called piyyuttim,
are added to the regular services.


A special prayer book,

the Mahzor is used
on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.

This sacred day,

the horn doth blow to then chauffeur

(two precious daughters
now grown and autonomous

didst long since exit and escape

parental basket of deplorables,

where freedon beckoned,

when age of consent attained
exited – rather hightailed out front door)

marginally linkedin with historical past

replete with tantalizing lore,

where legions of commandments pour

and more relevant than ever

as global tempests roar

atrocity diminishing Hebraic peoples

courtesy incessant pograms and war.

  • Author: rew4er2nail (Offline Offline)
  • Published: September 16th, 2023 17:47
  • Category: Special occasion
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