The High Holidays
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
Celebrating the triumph of light over darkness and purity over defilement.
Tu B’Shevat, the 15th of Shevat is the day that marks the beginning of a “new year” for trees.
Purim celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from the wicked Haman in the days of Queen Esther of Persia.
Passover commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.
Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. The Ten Commandments are read in synagogues, just as they were in the desert over 3,300 years ago.