Interesting Facts about Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles

Sukkot (סוכות‎ or סֻכּוֹת), commonly called the Feast of Tabernacles or in certain translations the Festival of Shelters, and referred to likewise as the Feast of Ingathering, is the Jewish Holiday celebrated on the 15th of the Jewish (lunar) month of Tishrei when the moon is at its zenith. It proceeds for an additional seven… Continue reading Interesting Facts about Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles

Interesting Facts About Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year

Rosh Hashanah, also known as the Jewish New Year, is held on the first and second days of the Hebrew month of Tishrei in the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashanah 2020 starts at sundown on September 18 and is celebrated through nightfall September 20. 25 Interesting Facts about Rosh Hashanah Rosh Hashanah signifies “head of the… Continue reading Interesting Facts About Rosh Hashanah, The Jewish New Year

What is Shavuot? Why is it celebrated?

Shavuot is known as the Feast of Weeks or Pentecost in English. It is a Jewish holiday that happens on the 6th day of the Hebrew month of Sivan (it might fall between May 15 and June 14 on the Gregorian calendar). In 2020, Shavuot starts at sunset on Thursday, May 28, and ends at… Continue reading What is Shavuot? Why is it celebrated?