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Tu BiShvat Q & A

By Moshe Bogomilsky(Chabad.org) Question: Why is it necessary for us to know the date of the New Year for trees? Answer: The Hebrew calendar is set up according...

Tu BiShvat: A Weekday Rosh Hashanah

From the Book of Our Heritage By Eliyahu Kitov Tu B'Shevat, the fifteenth day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, is one of the four days which are...

Pop singer Pink lights menorah with her kids, Sandler song redone by Haim

Three-time Grammy winner Pink shared a video on Instagram of her lighting the Hanukkah menorah with her two children. The 42-year-old, whose real name is...

Jewish community in UAE hosting thousands for Hanukkah holiday

By Israel Kasnett ( JNS) With thousands of people expected to attend Hanukkah events in the United Arab Emirates this year, the Jewish Council of...

Hanukkah candles lit at place from which Nazi laws came

By Yonatan Gottlieb(A7) Representatives of the Jewish community in Berlin, together with Chabad representatives in the city, on Wednesday evening lit Hanukkah candles at...

Why Candles (Not Oil) for Synagogue Menorah?

By Yehuda Shurpin(Chabad.org) Although one fulfills the mitzvah of lighting the Chanukah menorah with many kinds of candles, the best way to do the mitzvah is with a wick and...

The miracle of Hanukkah, in more ways than one

ETHEL G. HOFMAN (JNS) Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is the eight-day celebration commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. We light each...

‘Listen to the Lights’: Chabad to Bring Chanukah Joy and Meaning to Millions

By Mendel Super(Chabad.org) Kim Barlow lives in Malanda, Queensland, a town of 1,985 people in remote northern Australia. Born to a Jewish mother...

An Outpouring of Holy Joy to Infuse Synagogues Worldwide on Simchat Torah

By y Aharon Loschak As the conclusion of the High Holiday season in the month of Tishrei approaches this week, Jewish communities around the world are eagerly looking...

15 Simchat Torah Facts Every Jew Should Know

1. Simchat Torah Comes After Sukkot The sukkah at the East River Esplanade at East 84th Street (Photo: Howard Blas) Shemini Atzeret (“The Eighth Gathering”) comes after 7 days of Sukkot....

13 Facts About Sukkot Every Jew Should Know

By Menachem Posner(Chabbad.org) 1. Sukkot Starts on a Full Moon The Jewish Holiday of Sukkot begins at nightfall before the 15th of the Jewish (lunar) month of Tishrei, when the moon is...

Chol HaMoed Attractions – 2021

Chol HaMoed at The Stadium – Maimonides Stadium in Coney Island – Sunday, September 26th – 1:30 – 4:30 pm – Miami Boys...

Thousands to Join Online Pre-Yom Kippur Broadcast TONIGHT 8:30 EST

By Menachem Posner (Chabbad.org) As millions of Jews make plans to attend services this year, vaccinated and socially distanced, millions of others will remain at...

Yom Kippur and Zionism: The Untold Story

By Moshe Phillips A better understanding of the central, unifying themes of each of the Jewish holidays and their unique, separate liturgies can be like throwing...

As Gulf opens to Jewish life, Muslims spark interest in learning about High Holidays

By Josh Hasten, JNS.org With Jews around the world set to begin the High Holiday season, the small Jewish communities in six Gulf states, including...

9 Tips for an Amazing Rosh Hashanah at Home

By Menachem Posner(Chabad.org)When the novel coronavirus swept across the globe in the weeks before Passover 2020, there was a frenzied panic as we prepared to celebrate the holiday alone,...

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