Rosh Hashanah begins this year at sunset on September 24th and ends on the evening of September 26th. Brush up on the basics of the Jewish new year.Read more
The Jewish New Year.
The Day of Atonement.
Sometimes knows as the Feast of Tabernacles, this holiday is celebrated in huts.
The last of the fall holidays, these are days of celebration.
The days in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are a time for repentance.
The Festival of Lights.
A history of the practice and some tips for parents.
American Jews are both part of and separate from American society as a whole.
How to preserve the Jewish ideals of Hanukkah in the midst of a Christmas-oriented society?
The birthday of the trees.
A Persian Jewish celebration.
Celebrating the Exodus from Egypt.
There is a theological explanation for why Passover occurs in the spring.
Counting the days from Passover to Shavuot.
A brief description of all the minor fasts on the Jewish calendar.
The fast that precedes the holiday of Purim.
This fast commemorates the beginning of the end of the First Temple.
The history and observance of this minor fast day.
A minor fast day with major history.