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Judaism provides for several rites of passage in the life of an average Jew. Several rites are associated with the birth of a child, ranging
Romanian-speaking Jews are a comparatively recent phenomenon. A few Jews lived in ancient Dacia before the Romans invaded. However, the heyday of Romanian Jewry came
The term ‘Rosh Chodesh’ literally means ‘head of the month’, but translates to ‘New Month’ in English. It is the day(s) on which a new
What is Rosh HaShanah and when do we celebrate it? Looking for a page written for children? Please see our page Rosh HaShanah Explained for
Rosh haShanah means ‘Head of the Year’ in Hebrew. It is the beginning of ten days when Jewish people think very carefully about their behaviour during
About.com: What is Rosh Hashanah? Akhlah, the Children’s Learning Network: Rosh Hashanah Aish Hatorah: The High Holydays Aish HaTorah: Rosh HaShanah Recipes Chabad: Rosh
Ruth was not of the tribe of Israel, but from the neighbouring Moabite nation. The Moabites were enemies of the Israelites; nonetheless, this did not
There are many sacred writings in Judaism, all of which teach Judaism’s adherents how to live ethical and moral lives. The writings are a major
The letter SAMECH equals the number sixty in Hebrew numerology. Its circular form is symbolic of the endless cycle of life. The letter SAMECH is
Sarah is the name that was given to the wife of Abraham, after he chose her as the mother of all the Jewish people. She
School Term Dates As BJE teaches in NSW government schools, the term dates given below are for government schools. If you are looking for the
On Yom Kippur, we enter the synagogue in awe and trembling because the books of the living and the dead are open before God. Included