Crash Course on Passover

A fascinating overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.

Crash Course on the Ten Plagues

A fascinating overview of the significance of the plagues.

What is the Omer?

The significance, customs and mechanics of counting the Omer.

What Are Tisha B'Av & the Three Weeks?

The Jewish national period of mourning.

Crash Course on Tisha B'Av

A fascinating overview capturing the meaning of the holiday.

The Meaning of Tu B'av

Six events occurred on Tu B'Av, the 15th of Av, making it a festive day in the Jewish calendar.

Mystical Roots of Tu B'Av

Exploring the depth of one of the most important days of the Jewish year.

ABC's of Elul

The last month of the Jewish calendar is actually the most important – serving as preparation for the High Holidays.

What is Rosh Hashanah?

A handy checklist of everything you need to know for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Crash Course on Rosh Hashanah

A fascinating overview of the holiday and how to maximize the power of the day.

What is Yom Kippur?

Guidelines for the holiest day of the Jewish year – the Day of Atonement.

Crash Course on Yom Kippur

A fascinating overview on the meaning and customs of the holiest day of the year.

What is Sukkot?

Guidelines for the joyous Jewish outdoor festival of Sukkot.

Hanukkah: What, How and Why

A concise, comprehensive guide to the holiday of Hanukkah.

Crash Course on Chanukah

A fascinating overview of the history and meaning of the holiday.

My Big Fat Greek War

Who are the Chanukah heroes who saved our people?

The Tenth of Tevet

One day commemorates a variety of Jewish tragedies.

What Is Purim?

Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.

Crash Course on Purim

A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.

Holiday List

The dates of the upcoming year's holidays, including links to's holiday pages.

Kaluach - Hebrew Calendar

Now you can really stay on top of Jewish time!

Eiruv Tavshilin

When Yom Tov falls on Friday, there is an allowance to prepare on Yom Tov for the needs of Shabbat.

Here Comes the Sun

Mark your calendar for Judaism's once-in-28-year special event.

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