Double holiday Druze Regiment: Nebi sabalan and new year

הרמטכ”ל בביקור בעדה הדרוזית. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

The second most important holiday to witness this year between Jewish times in having a joint celebration

תאריך: 11/09/2013, 13:20    
מחבר: מתן גלין, אתר צה”ל

A common toast: when celebrating the holidays in Israel, Jewish people celebrate the holiday of the Druze prophet sabalan, second in importance to humans.

The Prophet holiday celebrated each year on ten sabalan, near the
Tishrei Jewish. The Prophet sabalan, one affiliated with the Druze prophets Zebulon, son of Jacob. Festive day, second in importance to humans, is indicated to his grave every year and it’s holiday to the Druze.

This year the Festival is celebrated between the Druze Yom Kippur, and the Druze battalion “sword, they noted with
The soldiers. “Our second battalion celebrated holidays – Rosh Hashanah and Nebi sabalan, and raised a toast to both together. This practice, common celebration, running for several years because the holidays coincide with dates, “said IDF major site Nayef Khatib, a company helping the Druze Regiment. “Battalion, which combined Jews and Druze, always take advantage of the opportunity to celebrate together.”

In the North understand that time feel assured that the holidays won’t distract the fighters and commanders. “Soldiers understand the significance of the day and stretch her we are, but we will continue to carry out the task in the arena as much as we do. Keep the northern border of the State of Israel in the best possible way. “

Translated from Hebrew