The Jewish holidays are observed throughout the year and include religious, cultural, and national elements. They are derived from three sources: Biblical mitzvot (commandments), rabbinic mandates, and the history of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
High Holy Days – Selichot September 22nd, Rosh Hashanah September 30th – October 1st, Yom Kippur October 9th, 2019
In the fall, Jewish communities the world over observe what is known in Hebrew as Hayamim Hanoraim(the Days of Awe). This 10-day period opens with Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) celebrated for two days, and concludes with the one-day observance of Yom Kippur(Day of Atonement). The 10 days are a time for reflecting on the past […]