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The history of Kabbalah stretches back to Biblical times, and it is still very much a living, developing tradition today. What originated as an esoteric
The term Yom HaSho’ah translates as ‘Holocaust Day’. The exact translation of the Hebrew word shoah is actually ‘whirlwind’ and this is the Hebrew name
STORIES Simcha’s Torah Stories The Other Side of the Story SONGS Aish haTorah: Haggadah Songs (provides the words in transliteration) Judaism 101: Pesach Songs hebrewsongs.com
Kneidlach, or matzah balls, are traditionally eaten with soup on Passover. At this time, noodles and other soup nuts or dumplings that are made of
The Pesach Seder is one of the most ritualised times of the Jewish calendar. ‘Seder’ means ‘order’, pertaining to the particular order of this night
The Seder, literally ‘order’, is the ritualised meal eaten on the first two nights of Pesach (only one night in Israel). The Pesach Seder is the
It is traditional to clean the home in preparation for Pesach. The culmination of this process is Bedikat Chametz (literally ‘searching for chametz’), a ritual
The preparation leading up to the Pesach (Passover) period is a crucial contributing factor towards the carrying out of all the mitzvot (commandments) of the
ThoughtCo: What is Shavuot? Aish haTorah: Shavuot (links to assorted articles) Aish haTorah: Crash Course in Shavuout – ABCs of Shavuot Aish haTorah: The Book of
Shloshet Yamei Hagbalah Three days before the festival of Shavuot, in preparation for the chag, the strict rules of the Omer period are relaxed. People
Pages About Individual Fasts There are a number of fast days spread throughout the Jewish calendar. The best known is Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day
In order to grasp the concept of Shabbat it is vital to understand the significance of the other six days of the week. On the