Calendar, The Jewish
Tishrei, Month of
Fast of Gedaliah
Ten Days of Repentance
Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
Cheshvan, Month of
Kislev, Month of
Tevet, Month of
Tevet 10 (Fast)
Shevat, Month of
Adar, Month of
Nissan, Month of
Sefirat HaOmer period
Iyar, Month of
Pesach Sheni ("Second Passover")
Sivan, Month of
Tammuz 17 (Fast)
Three Weeks, The
The Nine Days
Tisha B’Av (Fast)
Seven of Consolation
Av, month of
Elul, Month of
Dates on the Secular Calendar
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Since Biblical times the months and years of the Jewish calendar have been established by the cycles of the moon and the sun. Torah law prescribes that the months follow closely the course of the moon, from its birth each month to the next New Moon.
I attended Catholic school, and I was instructed by my parents not to believe anything they taught me but to follow along. To say the least, I was a spiritually confused child...
All about the Jewish calendar and how it works
If you are not relating to the words of the Megillah, then you are experiencing a backwards Purim.
At the seder we discuss the "Four Sons": the Wise Son, the Wicked Son, the Simple Son, and the Son Who Doesn't Know How To Ask. Modern society has produced a fifth son...
Laban was truly family! Yet, his anti-Semitism was legendary. In other words, attempts to break down the walls between Jews and non-Jews by assimilating and intermarrying will not fix anti-Semitism.
A desert decree revoked . . . a marriage ban lifted . . . 600 survivors go wife-hunting . . . roadblocks to Jerusalem removed . . . Betar dead buried . . . What is the connection between all of these events?
My daughter attends a private school where there are many Jewish children. She so much wants to light a menorah. We already have an Xmas tree, is okay to light a menorah next to it?
I'm the only Jew in my class and struggling with the balance of retaining my Jewish identity while having proper interaction with my peers...
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