Purim פורים, is one of the most colorful Jewish holidays. It features candy, and costumes, just like halloween, but the story is completely different.
Purim is celebrated on the 14th day of the Hebrew month of Adar (י״ד באדר: Learn more about the Jewish Calendar, click here)
This holiday commemorates the saving of the Jewish people in the Persian Empire, by the lord, from Haman (המן) , who was planning to kill all the Jews.
This is the story, as described in the biblic
What is Rosh Hashanah? Rosh Hashana is the first holiday on the month of “Tishrei” (תשרי) and marks the beginning of a new Hebrew year ( שנה עברית חדשה - shanah ivrit hadasha) .
In the Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah is not only the beginning of the year, but also the Rosh Hashana = the Head of the year , a place of thought, strength and life.
At that time, according to tradition, the fate of the sons and daughters of man was determined. Rosh Hashana is a holiday from the
What is Shavuot (שָׁבוּעוֹת)? Shavuot is a Jewish holiday , and one of the Three Pilgrimage (Shloshet ha'regalim - שׁלוֹשֵׁת הַרֵגָלִים) Festivals along with Passover (פֶּסַח) and Sukkot (סוּכּוֹת). What are we celebrating? It celebrates the completion of the seven week Omer (עוֹמֵר) counting period between Passover and Shavuot, and occurs on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (סִיוָן). What is the meaning of Shavuot? The word “Shavuot” שָׁבוּעוֹת literally means - "
Let us tell you the great biblical story- which is the reason we celebrate passover. Pharaoh (Par'oh פָּרְעֹה) According to the bible the Israelis have lived in Egypt (Mitzraim מִצרָיִם) for several hundreds of years. Pharaoh feared that the growth of the foreign Hebrew tribe would pose a danger to Egypt's security, so he turned them to slaves (Avadim עָבַדִים) with the goal of exhausting their bodies and tereby reducing the birth rate among the Hebrew people. Moses (Moshe מֹ
We all know a little something about this biblical holiday.
But what do we actually do in passover?
What do we eat?
What is matza?
Let's talk about it :) But first, we would like to wish you and your families a Happy Passover (חַג פֵּסַח שָׂמֵחַ)! Passover And It's Many Names
Passover or Pesach (פֵּסַח) as we say it in hebrew, has many other names -
Freedom holiday ( חַג הַחֵירוּת hag hac’herut)
The spring holiday ( חַג הָאָבִיב hag haaviv)
The Matzah holiday ( חַג
The average person might ask:
Kosher food has something to do with not eating swine?
Or is it something that jewish people do that includes a rabbi?
Let us clarify that for you :) What Does Kosher Mean?
The word “Kosher” means something that is done the proper way, or pure.
Kashrut ( כָּשְׁרוּת ) in judaism, is a set of rules concerning food, that dictates what is allowed and what is forbidden to eat, according to the Jewish law ( halacha - הָלַכַה). We decided to sim