Tag: Jewish Festival

Chanukah Hanukkah

Chanukah/Hanukkah Chanukah/Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime ‘festival of lights,’ celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting. Hanukkah in Be’er Sheva The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is named thus because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple. It … Read More

Simchat Torah

I love Simchat Torah. I love the Jewish festival that marks the conclusion of the year’s readings of the Torah, and the beginning of the new cycle. Jews celebrate Simchat Torah after the Jewish New Year, Yom Kippur and Succot (in … Read More