Jewish holidays

Purim is a Jewish holiday from Persia

Purim is a celebration of freedom! The story was recorded in what we call the Megillah, aka, the Book of Esther (dated 5th century BCE). It lasts only one day, it is celebrated between February...

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah is a minor holiday in the Jewish Calendar, yet since the 1970s has become a very public important holiday. Jewish people work, as usual, schools stay open, and there is an exchange of gifts,...

Hanukkah – Foods

The traditional foods eaten during the 8 days of Hanukkah, involved oil. As we mentioned before after the Maccabees restored the temple, there was just enough oil in the Menorah to burn for one day...