Simchat Torah means “Rejoicing in the Torah”. This holiday marks the completion of the annual cycle of weekly Torah readings. We read the last Torah portion, then immediately read the first chapter to remind us that the Torah is a circle and never ends.... Read More
SUKKOT: Sukkot is a Jewish holiday where we give thanks for the Fall Harvest, celebrated on the 15th day of Tishrei, which is September 18, 2013.... Read More
Tisha B'Av: July 15-16, 2013
What is Tisha B'av?
The saddest day on the Jewish calendar is the Ninth of Av, "Tisha b'Av," the date on which both our Holy Temples were destroyed, and exile, persecution and spiritual darkness began.... Read More
The Holiday of Shavuot begins on the evening of May 14 and lasts for 2 days. On the Hebrew calendar this is the 6th and 7th of Sivan. We commemorate the day G-d gave the Jewish people the Torah at Mt. Sinai.... Read More
What is the holiday Lag B’Omer?
Lag B’Omer. These Hebrew words translate to “the 33rd day of the Omer.” According to the Torah we are obligated to count the days from the second night of Passover to the day before Shavuot, seven full weeks.... Read More
A Passover Treat sure to delight: Chocolate Farfel Clusters... Read More
This recipe for Sephardic Haroseth is courtesey of Mollie Zezulinski.... Read More
My favorite thing about Holidays is all the wonderful FOOD! Hamantashen anyone?... Read More
What’s The Story?
Purim is a fun and joyous holiday. We are commanded to eat, drink and be merry! ...... Read More
What is Tu B’Shevat anyway?
Tu B’ Shevat. What Jewish holiday is this? Can we eat bread? Turn on lights? Do we repent? Give presents?... Read More