Saturday, December 25, 2010

Jewish Festivals

Jewish festivals comprise both days of festivities celebrated by Jewish and also the historically important days of the year. The series of the important days of festivities are Rosh Hashanah also known as Jewish New Year; Aseret Yemei Teshuva, Ten Days of Repentance; Yom Kippur , Day of Atonement; ukkot, Feast of Booths; Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah; Hanukkah, Festival of Lights; Tenth of Tevet; Tu Bishvat  or New Year of the Trees; Purim, the Festival of Lots; New Year for Kings; Pesach or Passover; Sefirah, Counting of the Omer; Lag Ba'omer; Shavuot or Feast of Weeks or Yom HaBikurim; Seventeenth of Tammuz; The Three Weeks and the Nine Days; Tisha B'av or the Ninth of Av; Tithe of animals; Rosh Chodesh; the New Month; Shabbat or The Sabbath; Acharei hachagim; Yom HaShoah; Holocaust Remembrance day; Yom Hazikaron; Memorial Day; Yom Ha'atzmaut; Israel Independence Day; and Yom Yerushalaim or Jerusalem Day.

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