Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Jewish Holidays 2021 – 2022

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 today’s calendar can be found in the […]

Rosh Hashanah Customs, Explained

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 […]

Your High Holiday 2021 Prep Checklist

It feels like every year, the High Holidays sneak up on us, and we end up scrambling to make sure everything is ready to celebrate the Jewish New Year.  In 2021, Elul starts on Sunday, August 8 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2021 will begin at sundown on Monday, September 6. We want to make sure […]