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Tag: Jewish Holiday

Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods.

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, Begins Sunday

Sunday, December 2, marks the official first night of Hanukkah, also spelled Chanukah, signifying the commencement of the Jewish Festival of Lights. Hanukkah commemorates the rededication during the second century B.C. of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where according to legend, Jews had ...

L’Shanah Tovah (Happy New Year)!

The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 9. At its core is the teaching that G-d gives second chances and invites everyone to do the same. In Hebrew, “rosh” means “head.” The prefix “ha” ...