Friday, January 19, 2018

Banner flame w blue outline

3800 Louisiana Blvd., NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-883-1818

Yom Shishi, 3 Shevat 5778
Youtube yt Facebook Blog

Chanukah, meaning "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and "re-dedication" of the Temple in Jerusalem. The modern home celebration of Chanukah centers around the lighting of the chanukiah, a special menorah for Chanukah; unique foods, latkes and jelly doughnuts; and special songs and games.

Chanukah Information

Lighting of the Menorah

Blessings for the Kindling the Chanukah Lights

Creating Chanukah Traditions

Shavuot - Its history and meaning

in Shavout
Shavuot is a Hebrew word meaning 'weeks' and refers to the Jewish festival marking the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Shavuot, like so many other Jewish holidays began as an ancient agricultural festival, marking the end of the spring barley harvest and…