Jewish Holidays

Many of the prophecies that Jesus fulfilled happened during Passover and are related to the holiday. Here are five.

Many see a historical error among the accounts of Jesus’ life in the New Testament. Was his famous last supper a Passover Seder or not?

These holidays share a lot more than people realize. In ritual and tradition they differ. But in history and meaning they’re deeply linked.

Judaism today is a bit different than what God established in ancient Israel. High Holiday practices are a perfect example of what’s changed.

A miracle on the Feast of Tabernacles and how the Jewish holiday points to great joy for the future.

While I don’t observe much of rabbinic tradition, I am a person of faith. So, what it could mean for non-observant Jews like me to celebrate the givin...

The Hebrew text of Exodus says that we saw the voice of God at Sinai. Rabbis interpret this visual manifestation as God’s words dividing into 70 langu...

Shavuot offers many delicious delicacies for our enjoyment, but taking a deeper look at the meaning of the food eaten on this holiday, we find a symbo...

The joyful festival of Shavuot connected the people with their land, their community, their heritage, and with God as they made their pilgrimage to Je...

The Passover elements symbolize God’s character and have formed Jewish identity for generations by retelling the story of our liberation from Egypt.

Shavuot has been relegated to the status of a lesser-celebrated holiday on our Jewish calendar. Yet it is a festival that reminds us that God meets bo...

The Last Supper has resulted in a growing number of Christians interested in the Passover Seder, generating controversy within the Jewish community. H...

Passover culminates in the hope that the herald, the messenger, Elijah, will come and drink from his cup. But what would his arrival mean?

Celebrating Purim as a boy, I saw Mordechai as the main hero. It took time to fully appreciate Esther’s humble courage and heroic role in her story.

Were some modern Passover traditions invented by the early followers of Jesus, before they were separated from the greater Jewish community?

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