Holidays & Fasts

The yearly cycle of Feasts and Festivals, which includes Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Purim, Pesach, and other contemporary observances. Also included are the minor fasts throughout the year.

Chanukah star
Articles relating to the celebration of Chanukah

Counting of the Omer & Lag B´Omer star
Between Passover and Shavuot, we are Counting the Omer. Learn the ancient and modern reasons behind this counting.

High Holy Days star
Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, the moth of Elul and the Days of Awe

Minor Fasts star
A look at the minor fasts occurring throughout the year

Modern Holidays star
Articles on Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, and Yom HaAtzmaut

Passover star
Articles and resources to help you prepare for, understand and fully embrace Passover.

Purim star
Articles and resources all about Purim

Shavuot star
The spiritual redemption of the Jewish people, the receiving of the Torah at Mount Sinai - the holiday of Shavuot.

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah star
Information on the holidays following Sukkot.

Sukkot star
Information on the holiday of Sukkot

Tu B´Shvat star
The birthday of the trees? The Jewish Earth day? Learn more here.

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