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2022-12-04T00:00:00+00:00

Chanukah / חנוכה

Hanukkah, Chanukah or Chanuka, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is [...]

Tu BiShvat / טו בשבט

Tu BiShvat or Tu B'Shevat or Tu B'Shvat occurs on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. It is also called "The New Year of the Trees" or (Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot‎). Tu BiShvat is one of four "New Years" mentioned [...]

Purim / פורים

Purim ("lots", from the word pur, related to Akkadian pūru) commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire from destruction in the wake of a plot by Haman, a story recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther [...]

Passover / פסח

Passover (Pesach) commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, which is in spring in the Northern [...]