Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Shabbat Explained

Shabbat Explained

Every Friday night, families gather around the Shabbat table, as the mother lights the Shabbat candles, the father make Kiddush, and everyone enjoys challah and delicious food. Shabbat is an hour longer than the average day, giving people 25 hours to enjoy time away from the troubles and stress of daily life. Religious people do […]

Lag B’Omer Explained

Lag BOmer Explained

Every year on Lag B’Omer, Israeli children and adults alike create massive bonfires with friends and family to celebrate this minor religious holiday. Some create a bonfire for the fun of it while others light a fire for the mystic connection, but either way, Lag B’Omer is a day of fun and celebration. Lag B’Omer […]