Browsing: yom kippur

Jewish fast days, known as a “ta’ana,” play a significant role in the Jewish calendar, serving as occasions for reflection, repentance, and spiritual introspection, each with…

After a day of fasting and introspection, the breaking of the Yom Kippur fast holds special significance in Jewish tradition. The foods chosen for this meal…

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is one of the most significant and solemn holidays in the Jewish calendar. Central to the observance of Yom Kippur…

Here are a number of brief answers to the most commonly asked questions ahead of Rosh Hashanah. Where we’ve written longer articles on the subject, we’ll…

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is a joyous and significant holiday celebrated by Jewish people around the world. It is a time for reflection, repentance,…

Shabbat and the biblical holidays, known as chagim, are observed for a duration of 25 hours instead of the typical 24 hours. Note that these are…

Every Jewish community uses the holidays as a time to connect each other, to pause, and to relearn Torah and Jewish history. These holidays hold deep…