A Jewish Concept of righteousness, justice or fairness. It means helping your fellow human being. Perhaps it should be practiced universally.
Holocaust Remembrance Day – We must never forget what hatred, scapegoating and racism does. On this day may we remember those who perished just for being Jewish. May this be a reminder to us all that our world is a place where fragile people and hate filled people share a home. God grant us peace, grace, understanding and love.
To all my Jewish friends celebrating this special holiday I say Happy Chanukah (Hanukkah). May God bless you as you light up the menorah and spend time with family and friends.
Grace and peace to each of you this Holiday Season.
Happy Hanukkah To My Jewish Friends. May God Bless You This Holiday Season!
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
The holiday begins at sunset on Wednesday, November 27 and ends at sunset on December 5, 2013.
Hanukkah is Thursday!
Here is a cool graphic I found that provides a lot of good information on what it’s all about.
Happy Rosh Hashanah – This is the autumnal festival celebrating the start of the Jewish New Year. Shalom to my Jewish friends.
Happy Passover to all my Jewish friends. May God bless you during this sacred time of year.