Yamim Nora'im


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Yamim Nora'im

(jɑˈmim nɔrɑˈim) or

Yomim Noro'im

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(Judaism) another name for High Holidays
[Hebrew, literally: Days of Awe]
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Soloveitchik on the sacred events generated by the halakah on the Yamim Nora'im (high holidays).
We hope to show that there are some surprising similarities in the writings of Rosenzweig and Soloveitchik concerning the kinds of events that occur on the Yamim Nora'im in particular, and within the matrix of sacred time in general.
What is it, then, about the unique "event" that takes place during the Musaf service on the Yamim Nora'im that engenders the reaction of full prostration?
The experience of prostration on the Yamim Nora'im represents, for Rosenzweig, a realization of the time consciousness we spoke of earlier: simultaneity engendered by circularity.
On the Yamim Nora'im, however, it becomes a central part of the silent prayer of the Amidah, indicating that redemption need not be cried out for--it is actually occurring in our very midst.
7) Eventually, Rosh Ha-Shanah was considered to be the day of either the creation of the world or the creation of humanity, a day of judgment, the onset of a period of repentance, the coronation of God as King, and the beginning of the Yamim Nora'im ("Days of Awe" or "High Holidays").
Each year, it is this understanding of the metaphor that inspires me during the Yamim Nora'im (High Holidays).
Agnon edited an anthology of folktales inspired by the High Holidays of the Jewish year, Yamim nora'im (1938; Days of Awe), and a selection of famous rabbinic texts, Sefer, sofer, vesipur(1938).
Thousands of Hasidim are on their way to spend the Yamim Nora'im [Solemn Holy Days] with the rebbe.