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.
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 ...
Recipes for the birthday of the trees, when it is traditional to eat fruit and nuts.
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.
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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.
This day honoring fallen soldiers -- next observed on April 18, 2018 -- immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.
The best way to honor the memory of Holocaust victims is through Jewish continuity.
Religious observance of Yom Ha'atzmaut draw on a variety of Jewish customs.