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Tokyo, Japan
Wednesday, September 24
Eve of First day Rosh Hashana
Light Candles at: 5:18 pm
Thursday, September 25
Eve of Second day Rosh Hashana
Light Candles after: 6:12 pm
Friday, September 26
Light Candles at: 5:15 pm
Shabbat, September 27
Shabbat Ends: 6:09 pm
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When the World Began

Adam, the first human being, opened his eyes to a world that appeared to have always been. He lifted his eyes to the vast sky above. He gazed about at the bustling life. He beheld mighty mountains and majestic waterfalls, flowing rivers and verdant forests.

And he cried out, “I know what this is! This is not just a jungle! This is the garden of a great and magnificent King! This is not just a sky! This is the vast glory of my Maker! This is not just a mountain, or a waterfall, a tiger or an ant—this is all the majesty of the Infinite, who created a world out of kindness and might, beauty and wonder, glory and majesty, so that His creatures might know Him!”

Rosh Hashanah is the anniversary of that day. It is the first day of creation, for only then did the world have meaning.

Maamar Zeh Hayom, 5742.

From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. To order Rabbi Freeman’s book, Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.
Your friend has a friend, and the friend of your friend has a friend
— Talmud, Ketubot 109b