On Rosh HashanahThe Jewish New Year, also considered the Day of Judgment. The period of the High Holidays is a time of introspection and atonement. The holiday is celebrated with the sounding of the shofar, lengthy prayers in synagogue, the eating of apples and honey, and round challah for a sweet and whole year. Tashlikh, casting bread on the water to symbolize the washing away of sins, also takes place on Rosh Hashana. it is written, and on Yom KippurThe holiest day of the Jewish year and the culmination of a season of self-reflection. Jews fast, abstain from other worldly pleasures, and gather in prayers that last throughout the day. Following Ne'ilah, the final prayers, during which Jews envision the Gates of Repentance closing, the shofar is sounded in one long blast to conclude the holy day. It is customary to begin building one's sukkah as soon as the day ends. it is sealed. How many shall pass from this world, and how many shall be created. Who shall live, and who shall die. Who shall endure quarantine and lockdown, and who shall enjoy normalcy and wander freely. Who shall succumb to or be scarred by COVID, and who shall be spared its ravages. Who shall receive protection from a properly vetted vaccine, and who shall experience harm from a politicized pseudo-vaccine. Who shall cast a vote, and who shall be discouraged and dissuaded from casting. Whose ballot shall be counted, and whose ballot shall be disqualified. Whose nation shall experience a free and fair election, and whose nation shall have its election interrupted or stolen. Whose nation shall witness a peaceful transition of power, and whose nation shall face a contested continuation of power. Whose nation shall know peace thanks to shared values and standards, and whose nation shall splinter into chaos and bloodshed amid competing conceptions of reality. Whose nation shall breathe the fresh air of freedom, and whose nation shall choke on the pollution of tyranny.
CAN VIGILANCE, VOTING, AND VERIFICATION
AVERT THE SEVERITY OF THE DECREE?