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ODESSA, UKRAINE - APRIL 8, 2009: Jewish community is reading Torah and making Sun blessing (Birkat Hachama)
Birkat Hachama -Blessing of the Sun) refers to a Jewish blessing that is recited in appreciation of the Sun once every 28 years, when the vernal equinox, as calculated by tradition, falls on a Tuesday at sundown. Jewish tradition says that when the Sun completes this cycle, it has returned to its position when the world was created.