Inaugurado por el príncipe, El Museo Sefardí de Toledo reabre sus puertas tras...

TOLEDO.- El Príncipe Felipe ha inaugurado el Museo Sefardí de Toledo, que reúne 1.253 piezas de los orígenes del pueblo judío y que ha permanecido dos años cerrado para acometer una primera fase de...

Some customs for the holiday of Hanoukah

1)The custom in Egypt was not to say Sidouq HaDin all 8 days of Hanoukah. 2)The custom amongst all Middle Eastern and North African Jewish communities is to only use pure olive oil for the...

Un cuento de Purim – Historia de Leon y Dina

Gran inseguridad reinaba en Bohemia en los tiempos del rey Juan de Luxemburgo, quien solía encontrarse más en los campos de batalla de toda Europa, en busca de hazañas y conquistas, que en su...

Las Tablas eran de Piedra – Un artículo sobre Shavuot

"Yo había subido al monte a recoger las tablas de piedra, las tablas de la alianza" Deuteronomio 9:9 De piedra eran las tablas. De un material simple y barato. Si algún ser humano hubiera sido encargado de...

August 12 – Yorzait of the murder of The Jewish Russian Intelligentsia

Text from "Seven-fold Betrayal": The Murder of Soviet Yiddish zayn kop loykht-oyf mit zibn likhter ariber zibn mol farrat. er vert tsurik gezalbter dikhter oyf toytn dil fun kazamat. Jewish tradition mandates the lighting of memorial...

Tisha B’Av – 9 Av

This fast day stands out from the other three fasts related to the destruction of the Temples. It is so important because it marks the day when both Temples were destroyed - the First...

Lag Ba’Omer – 18 Iyar

It is customary to be joyful on Lag BaOmer. And though during the Counting of the Omer we observe some of the customs of mourning, on Lag BaOmer an exception is made and it...

Yom Hashoah – 27 Nisan

Yom Hazikaron L'shoah V'l'giborah, or Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, takes place on the 27th of Nisan. It is often known simply as Yom HaShoah; "shoah," Hebrew for destruction, is another name for...

Purim – 14 Adar

One is required to read the Megillah at night, and then again during the day. The Megillah may be read all night till the coming of dawn. By day, the Megillah may likewise be...

Yom Hautzmaut – 5 Iyar

Every year on the fifth of Iyyar, Israel celebrates Israeli Independence Day to commemorate the founding of the state of Israel in 1948. All over Israel there are parties and parades, and in the...