The three categories of Jewish holidays, celebrations and commemorations.
There are a handful of holidays that have entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century. For the most part, these holidays are associated with the Holocaust and the rebirth of the State of Israel.
The 33rd day of the Omer is an occasion for happiness during an otherwise mournful period.
A guide to the ritual that occurs between Passover and Shavuot.
Celebrating the Jewish state.
An annual venue for remembering the victims
The blessing in transliteration and English.
Test your knowledge of this minor Jewish holiday!
How much do you know about these days of mourning?
This day honoring fallen soldiers immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.
Tu B'Av, the 15th day of the month of Av, is a Day of Love in Judaism.
The modern seder draws on elements of its mystical predecessor.
The newest holiday on the Jewish calendar celebrate the reunification of Israel's capital.
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.
This act has always been held in high regard in Judaism.