Topic: Philosophy, Torah

Jewish calendar

Whether you look forward to the Passover Seder all year or avoid it like the plague, add “It’s a Date” to your calendars. Gain new insight into days that mark profound moments in history, and others that mark when to harvest the grain — and pop open the wine. In this unit, we will explore how the Jewish calendar works. We will explain and discuss our holidays — and holiday rituals. We’ll share personal and collective memories. Mark your calendar and register here.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 - Marking the Moons: The Jewish Calendar

Lesson 2 - Awe-some Holy Days: New Year, New Beginning

Lesson 3 - Mistakes and Mindfulness: A Day of Forgiveness

Lesson 4 - Uniting in Joy: Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah

Lesson 5 - Retelling and Reconnecting: The Pesach Seder Up-Close

Lesson 6 - Harvesting the Field and Soul: Shavuot through the Ages