Chanukah

Posted by on Nov 19, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Chanukah

Chanukah

Chanukah – the eight-day festival of light that begins on the eve of the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev – celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of purity over adulteration, of spirituality over materiality.

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Purim

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Purim

Purim

Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It commemorates a time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination.

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Passover

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Passover

Passover

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. And, by following the rituals of Passover, we have the ability to relive and experience the true freedom that our ancestors gained.

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Shavuot

Posted by on Nov 16, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Shavuot

Shavuot

Shavuot is the day God gave the commandments from Sinai. This is based on Exodus 19:1 and following. The third month would start about 44 days after Israel left Egypt (months alternated 29 and 30 days and Israel left on Nisan 15, journeyed the 14 days left in that month, plus the 29 in Iyyar)

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Tisha B’Av

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Holidays | 0 comments

Tisha B’Av

Tisha B’Av , the ninth day of the month of Av (which month coincides with July and/or August), is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.

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Rosh Hashanah

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Holidays | Comments Off on Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah 2020 will begin in the evening of Friday, September 18th and ends in the evening of Sunday, September 20th.

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