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Your Guide to Jewish Holidays

The three categories of Jewish holidays, celebrations and commemorations.

Tisha B'Av

Tisha B’Av 2017

Tisha B'Av (the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) begins at sunset on Monday, July 31, and continues until the evening of August 1.


17th of Tammuz

A minor fast day with major history.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.

Minor Fasts Quiz

How much do you know about these days of mourning?

What Is Lag B’Omer?

This minor holiday is known for bonfires, weddings and haircuts.

How to Lead a Tu Bishvat Seder

The modern seder draws on elements of its mystical predecessor.

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day

The newest holiday on the Jewish calendar -- on May 24 this year -- celebrates the reunification of Israel's capital.

Planting Trees for Tu Bishvat

This act has always been held in high regard in Judaism.

Tu Bishvat, the Jewish “Birthday” of the Trees

A minor festival seemingly tailor-made for today's Jewish environmentalists.

Tu B’Shevat Quiz

How much do you know about this environmentally friendly holiday?

Whose Jerusalem?

A history of Jerusalem since Israel's establishment.

Tu Bishvat Ideas & Beliefs

Overview of Tu Bishvat Ideas and Beliefs. Tu Bishvat, Jewish Year for Trees. Jewish Holidays.

Baseless Love

How Tu B’Av, the “Jewish Valentine’s Day,” can prepare us for Yom Kippur.

Tisha B’Av Quiz

How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?