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.
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.
May 11, 2016
Israel Memorial Day -- giving one's life in defense of the Jewish people is a mitzvah of the highest order.
May 12, 2016
Israel Independence Day -- the historic return of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel is a modern miracle.
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.
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.
July 24 - August 14, 2016
A Major Fast Day -- remembering the day when the Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, not once but twice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.