Monthly Archives: October 2019

Good News Friday

It’s the first Shabbat of the Jewish year, Shabbat Bereishit – lit: The Shabbat of Genesis, which is the Torah portion that we read in the synagogue, starting the annual cycle all over again; but it also translates as the … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah 5780 – Chag Same’ach!

The marathon of Jewish holidays is almost over. as the last and most joyous festival of the holiday season approaches– Sukkot finishes tonight and Simchat Torah begins. But before that, today, the last day of Sukkot, is known as Hoshana … Continue reading

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Sukkot 5780 – Chag Same’ach!

The festival of Sukkot, the most joyous festival in the Jewish calendar, begins tonight, lasting for 7 days (8 outside of Israel), running straight into the Simchat Torah festival on the 8th day (9th day outside Israel). Sukkot is the … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur 5780 – Gmar Hatima Tova!

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is upon us once again. It begins in a few hours time here in Israel, when we will be entering a 25-hour fast with day-long prayer services, composed of beautiful, spiritual and emotional prayers … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

Once again no time to write. Wishing everyone a Shabbat Shalom, on this Shabbat Shuva, the special Shabbat between Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. May the coming week bring good news for all of us, Amen.

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