Guide to Sukkot

Esrog

Guide to Sukkot

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Sukkot. This festival commemorates the booths the Israelites constructed in the wilderness and lived in after their exodus from Egypt. read more

Yom Kippur Guide

Shofar

Yom Kippur Guide

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Yom Kippur.The day on which the fates of all Jews are sealed for the coming year. read more

 

Guide to Shavuot

Torah

Guide to Shavuot

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Shavuot (Pentecost). This commemorates Moses being given the Ten Commandments by God following the Exodus from Egypt. read more

Guide to Rosh Hashanah

Jewish New Year

Guide to Rosh Hashanah

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Rosh Hashanah.The Jewish New Year is considered one of the most important and serious holidays in the Jewish calendar. read more

Guide to Simchat Torah

Torah

Guide to Simchat Torah

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals -Simchat Torah celebrates the end of the reading of the Torah, in synagogue - and the fact that it can now be read from the beginning again. read more

Jewish Festivals

Matzah

Guide to Passover

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Pesach (Passover).This takes place around March/April time, and commemorates Moses freeing the Israelites from their enslavement under the Pharaoh in Egypt. read more

Hamentaschen

All about Purim

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish festivals.Purim (Festival of Lots). This one-day festival takes place four weeks before Passover. read more

Menorah

Guide to Chanukah

Your easy to understand guide to Jewish feativals - Chanukah. The story of Chanukah hails back to a period in history when, Jews were forbidden to follow their faith. read more