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 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.
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
In this period leading up to Tisha B'Av, Jews traditionally abstain from eating meat.
How much do you know about these days of mourning?
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day
Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?
This minor holiday is known for bonfires, weddings and haircuts.
The newest holiday on the Jewish calendar celebrates the reunification of Israel's capital.
Tisha B'Av, the ninth day of the month of Av, is the major day of communal mourning in the Jewish calendar.