With the upcoming fast day of Asarah B’Tevet, many people may be wondering why it is that we fast on this day.
On Friday, erev Shabbat, the Hanukkah candles are lit before the Shabbat candles.
During the holiday of Hanukkah, it can become a bit confusing when it comes to who should light in each home and what time is the most preferable.
On Sukkot, more than on any other holiday, we are instructed to rejoice.
Sukkot is known as our "time of happiness"
There is a famous story about a precious Jew who had a rebellious child who was behaving badly.
The sinner who is sorry about what he has done is like a new person.
This Shabbat we don't read a particular Parasha in the Torah, because this Yom Kippur falls on Shabbat, which is otherwise called the sacred Day of Atonement!
The very existence of teshuvah is a gift from God.
Just by consuming these specific foods, it is as if he is making signs for Hashem to which these foods allude!