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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