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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.

Modern Jewish Holidays 101

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

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.

Tisha B’Av 2019

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

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 ...

Praying for the Welfare of the State of Israel

While following a tradition of praying for the government, this prayer has some significant differences.

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day

This annual day of remembrance of the victims is observed by Jewish communities worldwide.

Tisha B’Av Rituals and Practices

Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.

The Three Weeks

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

Reflections on Remembrance: Memorial Day and More

Memorial Day is approaching, and while I’m usually swept up in the parades, beach trips and community cookouts, this year ...

Holocaust Remembrance: Particular or Universal?

This evening begins Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day set aside to remember the experience of the ...