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Counting the Omer, Sefirat HaOmer, Lag BaOmer
April 24 - June 11, 2016
Count 50 days until the Torah was given at Mount Sinai, preparing for the big event with a program of introspection and self-improvement.
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Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day
May 5, 2016

Holocaust Remembrance Day -- Israel honors the memory of the Six Million by learning about their heroism in the face of inhumanity and exploring the roots of anti-Semitism.

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Israel Memorial Day, Yom HaZikaron Israel Memorial Day
May 11, 2016

Israel Memorial Day -- giving one's life in defense of the Jewish people is a mitzvah of the highest order.

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Israel Independence Day, Yom Ha'Atzmaut Israel Independence Day
May 12, 2016

Israel Independence Day -- the historic return of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel is a modern miracle.

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Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day Yom Yerushalayim
June 5, 2016

On the anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, we remember the special significance of the Holy City, and why it is the capital of the Jewish nation.

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Shavuot Shavuot
June 12 - 13, 2016

The Day the Torah was given -- celebrating the monumental encounter between God and the Israelites at Mount Sinai, an event which changed mankind forever.

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Tisha B'Av and the 3 Weeks Tisha B'Av and the 3 Weeks
July 24 - August 14, 2016

A Major Fast Day -- remembering the day when the Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, not once but twice.

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The High Holidays The High Holidays
October 3-12, 2016

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur -- a day of sweetness and a day of atonement are the culmination of a month-long process of coming back to God.

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Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year Rosh Hashanah
October 3-4, 2016

Rosh Hashanah marks the start of the Jewish near year. It is both a day of judgment for mankind, as well as an exhilarating time of closeness and reconciliation with God.

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Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement Yom Kippur
October 12, 2016

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is a day of fasting and repentance, affording man the opportunity to cleanse himself of his sins and renew his relationship with God.

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Sukkot, Tabernacles, Festival of Booths Sukkot
October 17 - October 25, 2016

The Festival of Booths - with Lulav and Etrog in hand, we camp out under the stars seven days and remember that God is our ultimate protection.

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Hanukkah, Chanukah Chanukah
December 25, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Hanukkah, The Holiday of Lights -- celebrating the miracle of a little oil that lasted eight days, and continues to illuminate our lives to this day.

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Tenth of Tevet, Asarah BeTevet Tenth of Tevet
January 8, 2017

A Fast Day -- commemorating the day the Babylonians first laid siege on Jerusalem, setting in motion a long series of tragedies for the Jewish people.

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Tu B'Shvat, Tu BiShvat Tu B'Shvat
February 11, 2017

New Year for the Trees – how to celebrate our connection to the environment and appreciate the fruits of the Land of Israel.

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Purim Purim
March 12-13, 2017

Purim: The Holiday of Joy -- dress up and celebrate God’s hidden miracles, while remembering how the Jews of Persia narrowly escaped annihilation thanks to the bravery of Queen Esther.

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Passover, Pesach Passover
April 11 - April 19, 2017

Attain the keys to personal liberation and fulfillment! Hundreds of insights on the Haggadah, family activities and games, gourmet recipes, inspiring essays, greeting cards, and more.

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