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Your Guide to Jewish Holidays

The three categories of Jewish holidays, celebrations and commemorations.

Tu Bishvat

Tu Bishvat 2018

In 2018, the "birthday of the trees" begins at sundown on Tuesday, Jan. 30 and ends at sundown on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

Tisha B’Av 101

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 History

The tragic events commemorated on this day of fasting and mourning.

The Book of Lamentations

This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day

The Three Weeks

The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.

What Are the Nine Days?

In this period leading up to Tisha B'Av, Jews traditionally abstain from eating meat.

A Day of Disaster

Many calamitous events are said to have occurred on Tisha B'Av.

Beyond the Three Weeks

The month of Av brings with it forgiveness similar to the experience of Yom Kippur.

Shabbat Hazon & Shabbat Nahamu

The Sabbaths before and after Tisha B'Av provide a message of comfort and consolation.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

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

Tu Bishvat Quiz

How much do you know about this environmentally friendly holiday?

LGBT Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day

When the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died in 2012, it was a poignant reminder that both ...

Tu Bishvat Foods

Recipes for the birthday of the trees, when it is traditional to eat fruit and nuts.