Celebrate

Celebrate

Tisha B’Av 2019

In 2019, Tisha B'Av begins at sunset on Saturday, August 10.

Challah

How to Braid Challah for Shabbat, Holidays or Anytime

Our how-to video will help you conquer the art of braiding challah for any occasion.

What is Elul?

The month prior to the Jewish new year is a time of introspection and personal stock-taking.

Hanukkah 2019

In 2019, the first night of Hanukkah is Sunday, Dec. 22.

V’chol Ma’amimim: Speaking Order into Chaos

From the depths of uncertainty, this High Holiday prayer invites us to call out the steadfast faith we wish we felt.

Shabbat Blessings for Friday Night

Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

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

How to Light Shabbat Candles

What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.

When Prayer Fails Us

Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, is testament to the failure of prayer to avert national catastrophe.

The Book of Eicha: Faith in a Whirlwind

At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.

What Ruth Can Teach Us About Celebrating Shavuot

The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.

How to Make Perfect Rugelach

Make creamy, flaky dough and cut it like a pro using, of all things a pizza cutter.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Three desserts in one — and all kosher for Passover.

Tu Bishvat Quiz

How much do you know about this environmentally friendly holiday?