Shabbat, Holidays & Rituals

Yom Hashoah – 30

In this unit we will address some of the unique aspects of the relationship between Israel (and Israelis) and the Holocaust. Some say that the state

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Yom Ha-atzma’ut – 31

Yom HaAtzmaut – Israel’s Independence Day -has become an accepted almost universally in the Jewish world as a day of celebration and identification with the State of

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Childhood – 35

Click here for downloadable pdf. Israelis who define themselves as “chiloni” (non-religious) nevertheless choose to undergo traditional Jewish lifecycle events, circumcising their sons, celebrating bar/bar mitzvah ceremonies

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Marriage – 37

Click here for downloadable pdf. Marriage and family life are central values in Judaism. Jewish law and custom is family oriented and transmitting eternal truths to

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