Celebrate

Biblical, Rabbinic, and Modern Holidays

The different types of Jewish festivals

Maoz Tzur: Rock of Ages

The most famous Hanukkah song.

Defining Hanukkah: Assimilation

Acculturation versus assimilation, a question for Jews then as now.

Defining Hanukkah: Pluralism

Hanukkah represents the struggle to follow one's values and religion in a pluralistic world that often demands uniformity.

Sweet Potato Latkes

An exciting update to your favorite potato pancakes.

Sufganiyot

A recipe for Hanukkah jelly doughnuts.

Attah Hareita: It Has Been Shown To You

A prayer recited on Simchat Torah

Yom Kippur Katan

A fast day associated with the new moon.

Holiday Foods

Foods associated with holidays depend on geography.

Judaism and Repentance

Jewish thinking tries to strike a balance between responsibility and forgiveness.