Sunday, January 18, 2009

Sefer Ha-Bloggadah: week 21

We continue with the liturgical year in Second Temple times as it passed into national memory. Bonus points to anyone who can draw parallels on Tuesday between the high priest's service on Yom Kippur and the U.S. presidential inauguration.

  • Monday - 1:9:72-74 (The Sheaf of the Omer; The Bringing of the Firstfruits)
  • Tuesday - 1:9:75 (The Service of Yom Kippur)
  • Wednesday - 1:9:76-81 (The Service of Yom Kippur)
  • Thursday - 1:9:82-84 (The Lulav Cluster; The Water Libation)
  • Friday - 1:9:85-92 (The Rejoicing at the Place of the Water-drawing; The King's Passage in Scripture; The Eighth Day Festival [Shemini Atzeret] and the Night Following the Seventh Day of Sukkot)
  • Saturday/Sunday - 1:9:93-97 (Festival Pilgrimage to Jerusalem; Pilgrimage to Jerusalem during the Time of an Adverse Decree)

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