edit]. Main article: Public holidays in Israel. As a general rule, the Biblical ...
Jewish celebrations are not limited to life-cycle events. As do all religions,
Judaism sets aside certain holidays and days of remembrance as holy days.
Dates of major and minor Jewish holidays for years 2015-2016 (Hebrew year
5776), observances and ... Yom Kippur, Sep 23, 2015 W, Day of Atonement.
All Jewish holidays begin the evening before the date specified on most
calendars. This is because a Jewish "day" begins and ends at sunset, rather than
Tu B'Shevat, the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, is the day that marks the
... of mourning over the destruction of the Holy Temple and the galut (exile).
The first holy day is Rosh Hashanah, the traditional Jewish New Year –
mentioned in the Bible as the Feast of Trumpets. In antiquity, this day was
celebrated by ...
Because the purpose of most of the holidays and festivals in Judaism is to recall
... The most important Jewish holy days are the Sabbath, the three pilgrimage ...
List of the Jewish festivals and religious days. Here you can find the Jewish
religious holiday calendar for 2014 and 2015.
Sabbath—The Holy Day One day each week is set aside as the Sabbath, (in
Jewish circles it's usually called Shabbat). Once again this is something that God
Learn about Jewish holidays and the Jewish holiday calendar, including ...
Hanukkah, the "festival of lights" is an eight-day celebration during which Jews ...