Comments on: New Year’s Eve Jewish Stop And Think Moment http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/ Down Under Punditry in the Middle East Tue, 23 Jun 2015 07:17:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: tom http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-210167 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 10:06:54 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-210167 Ok, now to clear things up:
In Christianity, or more precisely in the Gregorian calendar, each day has a “name”. The 31st of December is referred to as “Sylvester”. Apart from Israel many European countries refer to the New Year’s Eve as “Sylvester” and the following day as “New Year” or “New Year’s Day” (just like in the U.S., I think)

So it’s not just Israelis, but sadly enough they use this term.

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By: juvanya http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-209845 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:40:19 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-209845 Ive decided to start calling it “Silvester” in mockery of the debauchery. Its such a boring day and an odd time to start a year. Its also deceptive in that everyone is free, but everyone has plans, which usually involve copious amounts of alcohol, which disinterests me greatly.

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By: Bubbe http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-209837 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:15:40 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-209837 I have it on good authority that Be’er Sheva is rocking this New Year’s Eve. 😉

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By: Jim from Iowa http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-209788 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:19:26 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-209788 Well, it does appear that some of us Goyim haven’t been all that Jew-friendly in the past. But that is all in the past, right? Why not take a hint from The Times of Israel and offer the hand of friendship by naming an IsraellyCool “Goy of the Year” for 2012? I know time is fleeting, but how long would it take to throw something up on the website. Assuming a re-elected Obama would not be the overwhelming choice of your readership, how about a safe choice in Canadian Prime Minister Steven Harper?

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By: Norman B. http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-209771 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 16:17:03 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-209771 Sylvester?? Thufferin’ thuccotash!!!

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By: Jim from Iowa http://www.israellycool.com/2012/12/31/new-years-eve-jewish-stop-and-think-moment/comment-page-1/#comment-209746 Mon, 31 Dec 2012 13:24:18 +0000 http://www.israellycool.com/?p=46447#comment-209746 Hey Brian. Party like it’s 1499!

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