Category Archives: Judaism

What is the Omer?

Officially known as Sefirat Ha’Omer – Counting the Omer – the Omer is a unique time in the Jewish calendar where we count down from Passover to Shavuot. Counting the Omer is a command straight from the Torah. Leviticus 23:15-16 reads: You will count for yourselves – from the day after the Shabbat, from the […]

Passover Fact File

Discover everything you need to know about Passover ahead of the Pesach holiday! Name: Passover Dates: 15th Nissan Length: Eight days Different Names for Passover: Did you know that there are four different names for Passover? They are: Pesach “Pesach” means to pass over, and this name comes from God “passing over” the Jews’ homes […]