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We just wanted to say thank you.

Is it time to celebrate your Bar or Bat Mitzvah?

On Nov. 20, 1976 I chanted these words at Temple of Israel in Rockaway Beach, NY. Then I gave my Bar Mitzvah speech, entitled, “Today I became a man!” In my Synagogue I was recognized as a man when I was read God’s Holy Scriptures during a Shabbat Service. And by participating in this Rite of Passage I also took another step forward in my journey of becoming a man. Are you ready to share in this sacred experience that our people have treasured for so many years? These classes are open to boys and girls 11-19 years old. We will learn to read Hebrew and study: The Feasts of the Lord               Messiah in the Tabernacle The Names of God                    Rituals and Symbols of Judaism Messianic Prophecy                   Israel                           Plus more I have been training people for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah for years and I am ready to begin my next series of classes in November 2018. The weekly classes are held online so a group of students can meet
(Numbers 29:1) ‘Now in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall also have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. It will be to you a day for blowing horns יוֹם תְּרוּעָה. -God tells us to come together, blow horns and make some noise. (Leviticus 23:23-25) Again the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month on the first of the month you shall have a rest, a reminder by blowing of horns, a holy convocation. You shall not do any laborious work, but you shall present an offering by fire to the Lord.’”                    -Reminder of blowing of horns - זִכְרוֹן תְּרוּעָה (TLB) … it is a time of remembrance, and is to be announced by loud blowing of trumpets. -God calls us to blow horns and this is to announce something He wants us to remember. What is it that God wants us to remember? (Rosh Hashanah Prayer) … May it (the shofar) direct our thoughts to [cause us to remember] the day when