#JewishHolidays

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Jewish Holidays: What Is Shavuot?

Unpack layers of Biblical and rabbinic text to understand the inner mechanics of this sometimes-overlooked but super-important holiday.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How to Celebrate Lag BaOmer

Here are the tools and tips you need to have a rip-roaring inspiration-heavy Lag BaOmer celebration like no other.

Miscellaneous | Sukkot

10 Tips for an Amazing Sukkot @ Home - Sukkot & Simchat Torah

You can create an over-the-top joyous Sukkot at home, one to
remember fondly long after the pandemic has been relegated to the dusty annals
of history.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

The Jewish People Prepare for Sukkot, the ‘Season of Our Rejoicing’

The outdoor, seven-day holiday approaches with safety and unity again top of mind

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

18 Tisha B'Av Facts Every Jew Should Know

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of Av, is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Shavuot: The holiday that started it all. | Jlife

Most people get excited, or at least know about, the festivals of Passover and Sukkot. GREAT NEWS: there are three Jewish festivals! And the third one is, in many ways, the one that started it all: Shavuot.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Dog Tag Dilemma

In September 1990 I went off to defend a country that I was prohibited from entering. The “Jewish” on my dog tag remained as clear and unmistakable as the American star on the hood of every Army truck . . .

Miscellaneous | Judaism

What Is Rosh Hashanah?

The Jewish New Year, anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, and sounding of the shofar . . .

Recipes | Recipes

Hold the Chametz: 14 Passover Recipes for a Super Seder

Whether your goal is a purely traditional Passover meal of brisket and matzo ball soup, or something a little more creative, we've got all the recipes you need to make this year's seder a delicious one.

News | Interesting Links

Rosh Hashanah in the Middle Ages - Medievalists.net

As the Jewish High Holy Days takes place, we take a look at how Jews celebrated Rosh Hashanah in the Middle Ages.