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Jewish holidays

To err is human, but ask yourself, next September: When I reflect on the year that has passed, how will I observe my effort to be more of the person I had hoped to be? Happy new year – again!

Fire up the grill, it’s cookout season! Take your picnics and parties to the next level with these recipes for Jewishly inspired foods that are perfect for the grill

Whether you stay up all night or have other plans, these recipes will make your Shavuot observance as sweet and delicious as the words of the Torah.

Shushan Purim is a unique day in the cycle of Jewish holidays. Purim is the only holiday whose date depends on where you happen to celebrate it. For most of the world, Purim occurs on the 14th of Adar. However, if you happen to reside in Jerusalem or the city of Shushan (where the story of Purim took place) Purim is on the 15th of Adar. Therefore, the observance is called "Shushan Purim."

How much do you know about Passover dietary customs? Take this quiz to find out, and share the results with your friends!

How much do you know about the Jewish holiday of Tu BiSvhat? Take this quiz, if you are up to the challenge.

Take this quiz to test your knowledge about Hanukkah!​


It’s tough being a parent on Passover. Our “seder plates,” so to speak, pile up quickly with obligations and responsibilities, the likes of which can be tricky to navigate as a family. 

Insights into eight of the most beloved Hanukkah melodies.

Luba Proger and Leonid Khanin are a husband-and-wife team who investigate Jewish identity through art. One of their recent projects, is a very non-traditional staging of the traditional Purim schpiel, or story, which celebrates the salvation of the Jews in ancient Persia thanks to the cleverness of Queen Esther and her cousin Mordecai, who prevailed over the evil Haman, who planned to annihilate the Jews.


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