Chaplain Corps Wishes “Happy Diwali” to All Celebrating

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Happy Diwali, or as it is said in Hindu, “Diwali ki Shubhkamnayein.” To all celebrating the joyous festival of Diwali, the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps wishes you a happy celebration. Diwali, or Deepvali, is the happy celebration called the “Festival of the Lights.” It is a celebration that lasts five … Read More

Chaplain Corps Wishes “Chag Sameach!” to All Who Celebrate Festival of Sukkot

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On the evening of Wednesday, 5 September 2017, the festival of Sukkot begins.  The Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps wants to wish everyone celebrating this joyous occasion, “Chag Sameach!” Be sure to read the recent blog post on the significance of all the Jewish “High Holidays” from the perspective of … Read More

“Shanah Tovah” To All Who Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

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“Shanah Tovah.” Rosh Hashanah (ראש השנה – which literally means “head of the year”) begins tonight (Wednesday, 20 September) at sunset. It is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim (“Days of Awe”), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is … Read More

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