Healing Leaves

Today is the first full day of Sukkot. I love this Jewish holiday–the time when the family builds a “sukkah” or tent with branches on top and lives in it for eight days. It’s like camping. What child doesn’t love to sleep outside under the stars?

Chicken Blood

Next to the Sabbath, Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement is the most holy day on the Jewish calendar. At sundown this evening Yom Kippur begins. That means that observant Jews must have eaten their last meal before the sun sets. Jewish people must be prepared to fast for 24 hours. This fast is not for … More Chicken Blood

Days of Awe

Jewish people the world over are walking through the Days of Awe right now. They are ten days between the Jewish New Year and the Day of Atonement. These are very sober days. Here is some very good info about it.