Judaism is more than just a religion: it's a culture, a language, a way of life. And, integrated fully into these Jewish traditions are unique words and sayings. Though words may have different roots or origins (Hebrew, Yiddish, German), their meanings are universal throughout the Jewish community. This glossary introduces some of the more common

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Ahavat ger, welcoming the stranger, is among the most important tenets of Reform Judaism. We welcome interfaith families into our communities and encourage their participation in our congregations.

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Ahavat ger, welcoming the stranger, is among the most important tenets of Reform Judaism. We welcome interfaith families into our communities and encourage their participation in our congregations.

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Jewish Holidays

*Tishah B'av: A Brief History

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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…