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Jewish Holidays

The Question: What are the three most important holidays in the Jewish religion and how many holidays are there altogether? The Answer: The two most important Jewish holidays are Rosh Hashanah…

The Jewish Calendar

The Jewish calendar is based on both solar and lunar years. The average lunar year of about 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by the addition of a leap year and an intercalary month. Nisan is…

The Tradition of Jewish Holidays

The Question: Why do Jewish holidays begin at sundown? There has to be a practical answer other than referring to the traditions of the Jewish Calendar. The Answer: We're not really sure what…

U.S. Jewish Population?

The Question: What is the approximate Jewish population in the United States? The Answer: According to the Jewish Virtual Library,…

Brewer's: Emblems of the Jewish Temple

(See Exod. xxv. 30-32; Rev. i. 12-20.) Golden candlestick. The Church. Its seven lights, the seven spirits of God. (Rev. iv. 6.) The shewbread. The twelve loaves the twelve tribes of…

liturgy, Jewish

(Encyclopedia) liturgy, Jewish, rites, observances, and procedures of Judaism. Communal prayer, with a quorum of ten men (or in some modern communities, ten people), replaced the priests of the…

Rosh Hashanah is Jewish New Year

Feast of the Trumpets remembers world's creation Rosh Hashanah begins September 20, 2017 Related Links Lost Tribes of Israel Branches of Judaism Yom Kippur Jewish Holiday Dates…