Religion: Israel

Millions throughout the world abstained from work, pleasure, food; worshipped the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob; prepared to celebrate the high holy days of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Shmimi Atzereh; greeted the year 5685. Most of them were in the U. S.—Israelites of the circumcision. They recalled the days when Moses and Aaron and Joshua would say unto the twelve tribes—: "Thus saith the Lord."

*The twelve tribes of Isreal are: Reuben, Simeon, Judah Issachar, Ephraim, Benjamin. Zebulun, Manasseh, Dan, Asher, Naphtali, Gad.

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