Books: Retelling Our Stories

by Bonny V. Fetterman

NEW BOOKS - URJ PRESS

Esther: A Modern Commentary

Rabbis Leonard S. Kravitz and Kerry M. Olitzky offer a translation and commentary on the Book of Esther, combinining traditional rabbinic views and contemporary literary criticism to show that while Esther tells the story of Purim, that's not the whole...

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Jewish Holidays

*Tishah B'av: A Brief History

in Jewish Holidays
Tishah B'Av means "Ninth of Av" and refers to a Jewish day of fasting and mourning.Excerpted from The Jewish Home by Daniel B. Syme. URJ PressTraditionally Tishah B'Av is the darkest of all days, a time set aside for mourning the destruction of both ancient…

Calendar of Jewish Holidays

NOTE: Each holiday begins and ends at sundown on the days listed. Jewish…

Each holiday begins and ends at sundown on the days listed.

NOTE: Each holiday begins and ends at sundown on the days listed. JEWISH…