Celebrate

First Liberation, Then What?

Sukkot celebrates the challenges of everyday life.

Joy Is A Religious Obligation

Jewish tradition recognizes Sukkot as a celebration and sharing of our material possessions.

Moon and Women

Celebrating the new moon has special significance for women.

Why Holidays Like Shavuot Last Longer Outside Israel

Some festivals are two days in the Diaspora, but only one day in Israel.

Deuteronomy 29:9-14, 30:11-20: Choosing Covenant

Yom Kippur Morning Torah Reading. Yom Kippur Services. Yom Kippur in the Community.

Yizkor: The Jewish Memorial Service

The memorial service is added to the holiday cycle four times a year

Numbers 29:7-11; Maftir

Yom Kippur Morning Torah Reading. Yom Kippur Services. Yom Kippur in the Community.

Special Shabbatot

Sabbath services throughout the year highlight upcoming holidays.

Shabbat and Festivals: What You’re Allowed to Do and When

Work prohibition depends on the type of festival

Minor Fasts

The five minor Jewish fasts like Tzom Gedaliah, 10 Tevet, 17 Tammuz commemorate tragedies in Jewish history.

Jews and Secular Holidays

Are Thanksgiving and Halloween "kosher"?