Jewish leap 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.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About Purim
From Esther's vegetarianism to the Jewish leap year, things that might surprise you.
Why Some Jews Celebrate Purim One Day Later
Shushan Purim is the day when residents of walled cities, like Jerusalem, observe the holiday.