Today begins the seven day Jewish festival of Sukkot. The word “Sukkot” means “booths,” and refers to the temporary dwellings that we are commanded to live in during this holiday in memory of the period of wandering. Christians refer to this festival as the Feast of Tabernacles. Tens of thousands of Jews come to celebrate […]
How can Tisha B'Av help us look forward with hope when there has been so much sorrow and destruction in our lives? The Jewish observance of the date the Temples were destroyed reminds us to remember the pain and learn from it.
The Shabbat is a day of rest that the Jewish people have observed for generations and many other peoples and religions also have a similar practice. But the million dollar question is and always has been “What does it mean to remember the Sabbath by keeping it holy?”
A brief and chilling summary of the Holocaust. A downloadable PDF for sharing is available.
A favorite Passover Breakfast recipe from the Ashkenazi Jews, Matzo Brei is easy to make and easy to dress up with your own unique toppings!
Every year at Passover, Jewish people all over the world celebrate the liberation of the Children of Israel from their bondage in Egypt. The story of the Exodus encompasses 430 years of history. God promises He will make a great nation out of Israel and will bless whoever blesses Israel and curse whoever curses Israel. What a promise! Or was it? It’s all good until we get to the part about whoever curses you.
The gdeft, an ancient tradition from the Jewish community of Ethiopia to end the holiday of Passover. Widely seen in Israel today, and now you can enjoy it too!