The lamb the Israelites slaughtered and ate was an image foreshadowing of the true Lamb that was to come – Jesus, the true Passover.
Passover, or Pesach, is the biblical feast that remembers how God delivered Israel from slavery in Egypt. Passover is also important to Christians as it points to our salvation through Christ and our deliverance from bondage to sin.
On Yom Kippur, the High Priest chose a goat to carry the sins of the people into the wilderness. Isaiah 53 tells us that one day, God will put our sin on the true scapegoat who will bear our sin.
Rosh haShana is one of the High Holidays in the Jewish calendar. For Christians it is of interest to know that Rosh haShana points to Jesus our Messiah and his Second Coming.