Jewish Holidays

Celebrate and observe the Jewish holidays: Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Simchat Torah, Hanukkah, Tu Beshevat and more.

‘THE PROCESS of renewal is now, the month of Shvat, when it is all happening within the tree.’
Shvat: The month of self-nurture

At this time of year, the nights are still longer than the days, but we have turned the corner on this. The darkness that prevails at night is beginning to lessen.

By DEVORAH KUR
31/01/2020
All Rabbinic commentaries agree that the light of Hanukkah candles may not be used for our own benef
Hanukkah candle lighting from Hungary - watch live

Happy Hanukkah from The Jerusalem Post.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
29/12/2019
Rabbi Shneur Raitport and Yehudit light candles for the first night of Hanukkah, Yangon, Myanmar, De
Hanukkah in Myanmar - Bringing light to the world

Yehudit and her husband Rabbi Shneur Raitport are the Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries in Myanmar, who have recently made the country the umpteenth nation in the world where representatives of the Hasidic group are supporting and fostering Jewish life.

Hanukkah candle lighting from Cyprus - watch

Happy Hanukkah from The Jerusalem Post.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
25/12/2019
HANUKKAH IMAGES illuminate Jerusalem’s Old City walls.
Hanukkah candle lighting from Belgrade, Serbia - watch

Happy Hanukkah from The Jerusalem Post.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/12/2019
My love-hate relationship with Christmas

Spending weeks on end rehearsing as the front end of Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer did nothing to increase my love of the festive season.

By JANE BIRAN
24/12/2019
Ice menorah ready for Hanukkah in Tomsk, Siberia, December 2019.
Hanukkah candle lighting from Istanbul, Turkey - watch

Happy Hanukkah from The Jerusalem Post.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/12/2019
Ice menorah ready for Hanukkah in Tomsk, Siberia, December 2019.
Hanukkah candle lighting live from Istanbul - watch

Happy Hanukkah from The Jerusalem Post.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
23/12/2019
A GLASER family Hanukkah: Let us light double ‘chai
Hanukkah: history, meaning and its relevance today

Every single flame on every hanukkiah (Hanukkah menorah) is a small victory, a reminder of the triumph of good over evil throughout history.

By SAM GLASER
19/12/2019
PARASHAT VAYELECH: The initial foundations of teshuva

This is not a time of self-flagellation, but our chance to take a realistic look at with what spiritual food we nourish our soul.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020
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