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.
Celebrating the Jewish state.
There are a handful of holidays that entered Jewish life in the latter half of the 20th century.
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.
How much do you know about this environmentally friendly holiday?
When the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died in 2012, it was a poignant reminder that both ...
While following a tradition of praying for the government, this prayer has some significant differences.
This annual day of remembrance of the victims is observed by Jewish communities worldwide.
Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.
The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.
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Memorial Day is approaching, and while I’m usually swept up in the parades, beach trips and community cookouts, this year ...
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This evening begins Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day set aside to remember the experience of the ...
Within Israel and in the greater Jewish world there are differing views as to whether there is a religious nature to Israel's Independence Day.