The three categories of Jewish holidays, celebrations and commemorations.
In 2018, the "birthday of the trees" begins at sundown on Tuesday, Jan. 30 and ends at sundown on Wednesday, Jan. 31.
The celebration of Israeli independence is marked each year on the fifth day of the Hebrew month of Iyar.
Your questions about the Jewish day of mourning answered.
Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.
The practices associated with this holiday are closer to the experience of being a refugee than to being a mourner.
In 2020, Tisha B'Av begins at sunset on Wednesday, July 29.
Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.
Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, is testament to the failure of prayer to avert national catastrophe.
At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.
There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?
The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.