Yom Hashoah: Remembering Destruction

Quick Facts Summary: a commemoration for Jews killed during the Holocaust 2021 Date: 7th-8th April (sundown to sundown) Celebrated by: Jews, the State of Israel Linked Holidays: International Holocaust Remembrance Day (worldwide) Background and Theological Significance Yom HaShoah, or in full Yom Hazikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה), is the official Holocaust Remembrance Day […]

Tisha B’Av: Commemorating Tragedy

Quick Facts Summary: a Jewish fast day that commemorates the destruction of the Jerusalem Temples   2018 Date: 21st – 22nd July (sunset to sunset)   Celebrated by: Jews, the State of Israel   Linked Holidays: The Three Weeks and the Nine Days   Background and Theological Significance Tisha B’Av (in Hebrew, תִּשְׁעָה בְּאָב) literally […]