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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.

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 ...

The Religious Status of Yom Ha’atzmaut

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.

Yom Hazikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day

This day honoring fallen soldiers immediately precedes Israel's Independence Day.

The Importance of Remembering

The best way to honor the memory of Holocaust victims is through Jewish continuity.

Yom Ha’atzmaut Liturgy

Religious observance of Yom Ha'atzmaut draw on a variety of Jewish customs.

Kinot: Poems of Lament

These mournful poems are the central part of the liturgy of Tisha B'Av.

What Are the Nine Days?

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