170  Jewish holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot; how popular are all of these holidays with the "Average Joe"?   (Posted: 051013)


Rosh Hashanah (commonly known as the Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur, and Sukkot are Jewish holidays.  For more info, for example,  see  < http://www.jewfaq.org/holiday0.htm >  

Interesting Q from Japanese J:  “I've Qs on American holidays.  In October there are a few Jewish festivals in calendars; Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. How familiar are these for the “Average Joe”?  Please let me know yar view when ya get a chance.  Thanks.”     J.   (050924)  

A from American K:  “All of these holidays are not popular with the "average Joe". I have never heard of Sukkot before. I've heard of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur but do not know much about them. “  (051003)

A from American B:  “Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur:  I think most Americans have heard of these, but unless they are Jewish most people (like me) do not know what they are.  I have heard the significance before, but I have forgotten them.

Sukkot:  I have never heard of this holiday. “   (051007)



More popular Jewish holidays Passover Letter #157,  Hanukkah (or Chanukah) Letter #145

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