It feels like every year, the High Holidays sneak up on us, and we end up scrambling to make sure everything is ready to celebrate the Jewish New Year. In 2022, Elul starts on Friday, August 26 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2022 will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 25. We want to make sure you don’t get caught off-guard this year, so we have created this High Holiday Prep […]
Why Do We Eat Pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?
Pomegranates are a popular fruit to eat during Rosh Hashanah and a significant symbol in Judaism year-round, often gracing Judaica and Jewish jewelry. Since Rosh Hashanah 2022 begins on September 25 at sundown, now is the perfect time to learn more about the significance and symbolism of the pomegranate in Judaism and Rosh Hashanah! Pomegranates in the Torah and other Jewish texts Pomegranates are mentioned many times throughout the Torah, […]
Discover Tu B’Av, the Jewish Holiday of Love
This Thursday night, August 11, 2022, is the start of Tu B’Av, or the 15th of the month of Av, a lesser-known Jewish holiday celebrating couples and romantic love, which will end at sundown on Friday, August 12. Learn about its fascinating history and unique customs below! From the Beginning The earliest known mention of Tu B’Av in Jewish sources can be found in the Mishnah (the older part of […]