History: The Generations of Noah: From Japheth to the Romans – Nov 19 2017

Shalom everyone! The following is a diagram of the generations of Noah (Noach), from his son Japheth to his grandson Kittim, progenitor of the Romim (Romans), based upon the accounts of the Book of Genesis (Bereshith) in the Tanakh, the Book of Jasher, and the Book of Jubilees. The descendants of Japheth also known as “Japhetites,” or “Europeans” in the English language. We will discuss the […]

Holiday Greetings: Happy Sigd from Erverh Nation #Sigd #ChagSigdSameach

Erverh Nation would like to wish all who remember and observe a happy Sigd. According to Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish) tradition, Sigd commemorates the day that HaShem first revealed Himself to Moshe. The word “Sigd” is an Amharic word meaning “prostration,” bowing down” or “worship,” however, the Amharic word is originally derived from the Hebrew word “segida” […]

Holidays: Sigd (סְגֵב‎‎) – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

Shalom everyone! Sigd is celebrated by Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community) on the 29th of Cheshvan on the Hebrew Calendar. The holiday falls exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur on the Hebrew calendar, corresponding to late October or late November on the Gregorian calendar. Background According to Beta Israel tradition, Sigd commemorates […]