Festivals

Shavuot: A Time to Be Grateful

Tomorrow night Jews around the world begin celebrating the festival of Shavuot. Shavuot is a two day long festival in the diaspora (one day in Israel), and will end at sundown on Thursday evening. The festival commemorates the day that the Jews received the Ten Commandments at Mount Sanai around 3 300 years ago, and the day the Jewish people officially became a nation.

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The ‘What’s’ of Judaism

I often get bombarded with questions from friends, acquaintances and strangers alike on various aspects of my religion. In this blog post, I will begin exploring the various facets to Judaism, focusing specifically on the ‘what’s’. 

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