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Isru Chag

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Isru Chag: The day following each of the three pilgrimage festivals
The name is based on the verse in Psalms, “Bind [the] festival [offering] with cords to the corners of the altar.”
Though not the majority opinion, there is an important school of thought that perceives the five days following Shavuot as an organic continuation of the holiday – a curious prolongation of hallowed time not found anywhere else in our Jewish calendar. The...
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