Why do Epic Jewish Holidays Follow a Bewildering Sequence?

At first glance, some of the Jewish holidays appear to be conspicuously out of order.  In this broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer illuminates the deeper meaning of the Jewish calendar.  After all, why does the Torah instruct us to celebrate Sukkot and Shmini Atzeret following Yom Kippur rather than Shavuot, the festival that marks the moment when God gave Israel the Torah at Mt. Sinai.

About The Author
- Rabbi Tovia Singer is well known as the Founder and Director of Outreach Judaism, an international organization dedicated to countering the efforts of fundamentalist Christian groups and cults who specifically target Jews for conversion. As a world renowned public speaker, Rabbi Singer addresses more than 100 audiences a year. Through his stimulating and provocative appearances, Rabbi Singer has been an inspiration to thousands. Lecturing on college campuses and synagogues throughout the country has become an integral part of his work. He is the author of the book Let’s Get Biblical: Why Doesn’t Judaism Accept the Christian Messiah?”, and is a frequent guest on Television and radio shows.

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