Jewish Holidays

Celebrate and observe the Jewish holidays: Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu Beshevat and more.

Cultural, religious communities in Israel find different meanings in Shavuot

The holiday is celebrated as the day the Jewish people received the Torah, as marking the wheat harvest, and as the birth of the Christian church.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
06/06/2022

Shavuot: Why did God speak to us?

Human dignity has been eroded by mass media, market capitalism and misplaced trust in corrupt leaders. We are far less noble and self-respecting than our ancestors. 

By MOSHE TARAGIN
05/06/2022

Shavuot: Unity as preparation for receiving the Torah

The night study is meant to recreate the preparations for the revelation at Mount Sinai when the covenant between God and the nation was made and the Torah was given

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
03/06/2022

Green Shabbat? New initiative promoting Israeli style Shabbat launched at President’s house

Kabbesa-Abramzon revealed new projects currently running within the Institute and looking at additional options so that Shabbat “will truly become the day of rest.”

01/06/2022
Shabbat candles

Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and US

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