Jewish Holidays

All Jewish holidays start at sundown

Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year. Celebrated on the 7th month of the Hebrew calendar.

Hanukkah is known as the Festival of Lights—Like Christmas for the Jews. Starts on the 9th day of December, for 9 days, a new candle is lit everyday.

Sukkoth is a festival for 7 days. Pilgrimage festival for the Jews, and celebrated on the 15th day of the month of October.

Passover is a festival honoring the Hebrews, on the 15th of April

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7 Responses to “Jewish Holidays”

  1. john Says:

    I did not realize that jew’s did that kind of stuff on holidays. it was interesting to know because i don;t think i would ever do jewish stuff, so it was imformitive.
    5 stars all the way.

  2. Holton Says:

    So is Christmas – like Hanukkah for Christians?

  3. Jarod Says:

    So according to your post Christmas is like Hanukkah for none jews? Or is Kwanzaa like Hanukkah for African Americans? Also, for people that aren’t aware of what the picture is, the picture is the Star of David a.k.a. the Jew Star. Over all your post was well written, Thank You.

  4. Shelby Says:

    I want a tatoo of the star.

  5. john Says:

    That star looks so cool cause it in the the color blue

  6. ray Says:

    Why do Jewish people have different holidays?

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