The Hebrew Calendar, Jewish History and Culture

What is the “Mishneh Torah”?

What is the “Mishneh Torah”?

 “Mishneh Torah” {משנה תורה} is the Hebrew name for the most comprehensive work that has ever been written about the

What is the Connection Between the Book of Jonah and ‘Yom Kippur’?

What is the Connection Between the Book of Jonah and ‘Yom Kippur’?

As we have mentioned here before, part of the service at the synagogue during every Shabbat and Jewish holiday is publicly

What is the Deeper Hebrew Meaning of ‘Yom Kippur’?

What is the Deeper Hebrew Meaning of ‘Yom Kippur’?

Today at sunset will be the tenth of the Hebrew month of ‘Tisheri’ {תשרי} and this signifies the beginning of

What is the most popular Hanukkah’s song?

What is the most popular Hanukkah’s song?

After reciting the Hanukkah blessings and lighting the Menorah, it is customary to sing songs. The most popular Hanukkah song

Why eat fried foods during Hanukkah?

Why eat fried foods during Hanukkah?

When the Maccabees liberated Jerusalem and entered the Temple, they wanted to light the Menorah. But then they discovered that