Category Archives: Judaism

10 Incredible Facts About the Israel Defense Forces

Israel’s army has come out in full force over the last few weeks as threats against the Jewish state continue. Known as the Israel Defense Forces, or the IDF, the Israeli Army works year-round and around the clock to ensure that the Jewish state is kept strong and safe and that its borders are always […]

Everything You Need To Know Before Celebrating Shavuot 2021

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that is observed on the 6th of Sivan, which often occurs in May or June. Shavuot 2021 begins at sundown on Sunday, May 16 and is observed on Monday, May 17 until nightfall. While the ancient festival has Biblical origins as a grain harvest holiday and traditionally marks the conclusion […]

How to Celebrate Passover

Passover 2021, the eight-day festival where the Jewish people remember and retell the Exodus story, begins at sundown on Saturday, March 27. For many people, Passover (or Pesach in Hebrew) is their favorite Jewish holiday because it is a time for gathering with friends and family from afar, eating special foods, singing catchy songs, and […]