Category Archives: Holiday Gifts

Hanukkah Traditions 101

Oct 10, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Now that the High Holidays are over, it’s Hanukkah season! Hanukkah 2021 begins at sundown on Sunday, November 28, and it’s never too early to brush up on the holiday traditions and make sure you have everything you need. Learn about where Hanukkah comes from and the most common holiday customs and their origins below! The Origins of Hanukkah Hanukkah (also commonly spelled Chanukah) was established in honor of the […]

 

Jewish Holidays 2021 – 2022 | Dates, History, Gifts and More!

Aug 05, 2021  |  By Abby S

While most of the world goes by the Gregorian calendar, Jewish holidays and time are measured in an entirely different way. The Hebrew calendar (also known as the Jewish calendar) is a lunar calendar that dates back thousands of years; many of the months and occasions that comprise the calendar can be found in the Torah.  According to the Jewish calendar, each day starts at sundown and ends at the […]

 

Rosh Hashanah Customs, Explained

Jul 28, 2021  |  By Abby S

Rosh Hashanah is the celebration of the New Year according to the Hebrew calendar. It is celebrated by millions of Jewish communities worldwide in a variety of ways. This year, Rosh Hashanah 2021 will begin at sundown on Monday, September 6 and end at sundown on Wednesday, September 8.  While a typical secular New Year celebration usually involves balloons, champagne, parties, and watching the ball drop in Times Square, the […]