The Shabbat Project – Keeping it Together

Shabbat Project 2017

This weekend (27-18 October) is the fourth year of the Shabbat Project. This is a yearly global event with a single mission: bring every Jew around the world together to keep Shabbat for one very special weekend. Dreamed up by South African Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein in 2013, the original Shabbos Project was an […]

Cheshvan and the Rainbow

rainbow cheshvan noah's ark

The Jewish calendar is chock full of feasts and fasts, but one page in the calendar has remained conspicuously empty throughout the millennia: Cheshvan. Cheshvan follows Tishrei, which is jam-packed with some of the most significant events in the Jewish year (Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah), as well as some of […]