Tikkun America RESTORE Magazine Issue 14 Tishrei | October 2022 - Page 11

A Deeper Understanding of the Fall Feasts of the Lord

M I C H A E L W E I N E R
Rosh Hashanah , Yom Kippur , and Sukkot are upon us . There is so much misunderstanding concerning these fall feasts both within the larger Jewish community and in the much narrower Messianic Jewish community . Most holidays celebrate or memorialize some historical event ; something that has already happened . For example — Pesach , Chanukah , Purim , and even Shavuot which all celebrate past history .
However , these commanded memorials and celebrations in the fall of each year are intended to honor events which are yet to take place . Nevertheless , God commands and we obey .
The Bible uses the term Yom Teruah ( the day of the shout ) for what we call Rosh Hashanah ( or the head of the year ). But what is the shout about ?
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