Monday, 12 May 2014

rosh hashana 2

counting the reign of the king in the same month that the people were freed.
from slave nation to a kingdom. the pinnacle of redemption.

(rosh hashana begins by saying that there are 4 new years. counting time is all about what it is needed to be counted. there is a new year for kings, trees, animals, and agriculture. The first of Nisan is used to mark the reign of Israelite kings, the same month as the exodus from Egypt. These two are linked in various verses in Tanach)

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