Jewish Calendar

Why Is Hanukkah So Early This Year?

In 2021, Hanukkah falls out unusually early, beginning right after Thanksgiving.

Is Shavuot One or Two Days Long?

The answer depends on where you live.

Why is Shavuot Significant?

It's probably a bigger deal than you think.

Released Into Jewish Time

Separateness is not the same as narrowness.

Jewish Calendar

A list of upcoming Jewish holidays.

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Rosh Hashanah

Impress your friends and family with these little-known facts about the Jewish New Year.

Why is Hanukkah So Late This Year?

In 2016, Hanukkah doesn't start 'til the night of Dec. 24. Here's why.

Why Is Yom Kippur So Late This Year?

In 2016, Yom Kippur doesn't start until mid-October. Here's why.

Why Is Rosh Hashanah So Late This Year?

In 2016, Rosh Hashanah doesn't start until October. Here's why.

Rosh Chodesh 101

A minor holiday that marks the beginning of each Hebrew month.