Hanukkah

photo credit: calamity_sal Hanukkah begin sundown Wednesday night (December 1st). According to the Jewish calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle, Hanukkah falls on the exact same date every year. But, the Gregorian calendar is a solar-based calendar which is why Hanukkah falls on different dates each year on the Gregorian calendar. Hanukkah, also … Read more

Sukkot: The Jewish Feast of Tabernacles

Mara from Kosher on a Budget is sharing today, continuing on in our series about Jewish Festivals. She is a friend of Sara over at Saving For Someday and I am excited to have her guest posting today. Two weeks ago, Sara told you about the rituals and traditions associated with the Jewish High Holy … Read more