Fast of Gedalia - Wikipedia
The day after Rosh Hashanah marks the Fast of Gedalia, one of the "minor fast The fast begins in the early morning at dawn, and ends in the. Immediately after the two days of Rosh Hashanah, and shortly before Yom Kippur , we suffer another fast: Tzom Gedaliah, the Fast of Gedaliah. Oct 2 (Sun). Tzom Gedaliah – No Food – No Exams. Oct 3 (Mon) CEHS MPH & Joint MSPAS/MPH Program Class of Session IV Ends.
This meal is traditionally accompanied by consumption of alcohol, often heavy,  although Jewish sages have warned about the need to adhere to all religious laws even in a drunken state.
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One widespread custom to act out the story of Purim. The Purim spielor Purim play, has its origins in this, although the Purim spiel is not limited to that subject.
These may be an outgrowth of Purim plays, but there are several theories as to the origin of the custom, most related in some way to the "hidden" nature of the miracles of Purim. In Israel there are festive parades, known as Ad-D'lo-Yada,  in the town's main street.
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The largest and most renowned is in Holon. This observance was expanded to "walled cities",  which are defined as cities "walled since the time of Joshua ".
Cities like Safed and Tiberias also partially observe Shushan Purim. Elsewhere, Shushan Purim is marked only by a small increase in festivity, including a prohibition on fasting, and slight changes in the liturgy. Pesach Sheni second Passover: Traditionally, throughout the entire month, Tahanun is omitted from the prayer service, many public mourning practices such as delivering a eulogy at a funeral are eliminated, and voluntary fasting is prohibited.
It is the day that all of the involved preparations for Passover, especially elimination of leavened food, or chametzmust be completed. In particular, a formal search for remaining chametz is done during the evening of Erev Pesach, and all remaining chametz is finally destroyed, disposed of or nullified during the morning of Erev Pesach.
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Jews who are firstborn [Note 21] fast, in remembrance of the tenth plaguewhen God killed the Egyptian firstborn, while sparing the Jewish firstborn. During the era of the Temple in Jerusalem, the Korban Pesachor sacrifice of the Paschal Lamb, was carried out the afternoon of 14 Nisan in anticipation of its consumption on Passover night. See Eve of Passover on Shabbat for details. Passover commemorates the liberation of the Israelite slaves from Egypt.
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The seder, meaning "order", is an ordered ritual meal eaten on the first night of Passover, and outside Israel also on the second night.
As they ate bread together there at Mizpah, Ishmael son of Nethaniah and ten men with him got up and struck down Gedaliah son of Ahikam son Shaphan with the sword and killed him, because the king of Babylon had appointed him governor in the land. Ishmael also killed all the Judeans who were with Gedaliah at Mizpah, and the Chaldean soldiers who happened to be there. In remembrance of these tribulations, the Jewish sages instituted the 'Fast of the Seventh' see Zechariah 8: The Bible does not specify on which day of the seventh month Gedaliah was killed.
The Fast of Gedalia
However, the Hebrew word hodesh can mean "new moon" as well as "month", suggesting that he was killed on the first of the month. Dates[ edit ] The fast is observed on the third of Tishrei in the Hebrew calendar.
This is the day after the second day of Rosh Hashanah. The Gregorian civil date for the Fast of Gedalia varies from year to year. When Rosh Hashanah falls on Thursday and Friday, the fast is postponed until Sunday which would be the fourth of Tishreisince no public fast may be observed on Shabbat Saturday with the exception of Yom Kippur.
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