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December 2017

Chanukah/Hanukkah

December 20, 2017 - December 27, 2017
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One event on December 2, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 12:00am

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Hanukkah is an eight day commemoration of the Jewish victory over the Greeks in which a only a one day cruse of olive oil was not contaminated by the Greeks. When lit the oil lasted eight days until more oil could be purified through a ritual. During this holiday a menorah is lit each day an additional candle is lit everyday until all eight are lit.

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March 2018

Purim

March 1, 2018
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One event on March 1, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 10, 2020 at 12:00am

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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, a vizier in the Persian Empire. Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays in the Jewish calendar.

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Passover

March 30, 2018 - April 7, 2018
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 19, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 12:00am

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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the story of Exodus, which describes the Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt. This holiday lasts for eight days and is one of the most celebrated Jewish holidays. On the last day of Passover the Jewish people make special blessings or prayers along with a ceremonial meal which consists of symbolic foods like Paschal lamb and bitter herbs.

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May 2018

Shavuot

May 19, 2018
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One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 8, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on May 28, 2020 at 12:00am

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Shavuot is a two day holiday where people renew their acceptance of God's gift, the Torah.

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September 2018

Rosh Hashanah (New Year)

September 10, 2018
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One event on September 10, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on September 30, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 19, 2020 at 12:00am

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Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year which celebrates the birthday of the universe, and the day God created Adam and Eve.

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Yom Kippur

September 19, 2018
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One event on September 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on September 28, 2020 at 12:00am

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Yom Kippur is the Holiest day in the year for the Jewish people. Known as Day of Atonement this day is for people to atone for the sins they have committed during the previous year.

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Sukkot

September 24, 2018 - October 1, 2018
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One event on September 24, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on October 3, 2020 at 12:00am

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Sukkot is the last of the Shalosh R'galim (three pilgrimage festivals). It commemorates the forty years where the children of Israel wandered the desert, living in shelters.

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December 2018

Chanukah/Hanukkah

December 2, 2018 - December 9, 2018
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One event on December 2, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 22, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 10, 2020 at 12:00am

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Hanukkah is an eight day commemoration of the Jewish victory over the Greeks in which a only a one day cruse of olive oil was not contaminated by the Greeks. When lit the oil lasted eight days until more oil could be purified through a ritual. During this holiday a menorah is lit each day an additional candle is lit everyday until all eight are lit.

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March 2019

Purim

March 21, 2019
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One event on March 1, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on March 10, 2020 at 12:00am

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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, a vizier in the Persian Empire. Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays in the Jewish calendar.

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April 2019

Passover

April 19, 2019 - April 27, 2019
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on April 19, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on April 8, 2020 at 12:00am

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This Jewish Holiday celebrates the story of Exodus, which describes the Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt. This holiday lasts for eight days and is one of the most celebrated Jewish holidays. On the last day of Passover the Jewish people make special blessings or prayers along with a ceremonial meal which consists of symbolic foods like Paschal lamb and bitter herbs.

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June 2019

Shavuot

June 8, 2019
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One event on May 19, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on June 8, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on May 28, 2020 at 12:00am

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Shavuot is a two day holiday where people renew their acceptance of God's gift, the Torah.

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