2013 Jewish Holiday Traditions, Greeting Cards, Judaica, Clothing

Jewish Holidays 2013

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Tu B'shvat -- The New Year for Trees (or "Jewish Arbor Day"). TSaturday, January 26, 2013. The "Tu B'shvat seder" is performed the night of Friday 29 January, after sunset. Buy Tu B'shvat cards and gifts here.

Purim -- The Feast of Esther. Sunday, 24 February, 2013 . Shushan Purim (celebrated in Jerusalem and other cities which were walled at the time of Joshua entering the Land of Israel) is celebrated Monday 25 February, 2013. Buy Purim gifts here.

Pesach -- Passover ( Leviticus 23: 5-14) , the Feast of the Exodus from Egypt, unleavened bread festival. Tuesday, 19 April, 2013 until Monday 25 April, 2013 (Tuesday 26 April, 2013 in the Diaspora). Seder night is Monday night 25 March, 2013. The seventh day of Pesach (and eighth in the Diaspora) celebrates the miracle of the parting of the Red Sea. Buy Passover gifts here.

Lag B'omer -- The 33rd day of the Omer. Sunday 28 April, 2013. Celebratory bonfires are lit on Saturday night 27 April, 2013 after dark. Buy Lag BaOmer Cards and Gifts here.

Shavuot -- The harvest festival ( Leviticus 23: 15-16, 21) - Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, Feast of the first fruits, the harvest festival, "Atzeret" (the "ending", Passover being the beginning), and the Festival of the Giving of the Torah, are all biblical names for the holiday. Wednesday 15 May, 2013 (and Thursday 16 May, 2013 outside of Israel).

High Holydays 2013 : Tishrei 5774

The Jewish holidays in the fall are often called the "High Holidays" or "High Holydays". In Hebrew they are called the "Yomim Nora'im", "The Days of Awe". This title reflects the utmost importance of these holidays in the Jewish religion.

The holidays of the Jewish month of Tishrei (see our explanation of the jewish calendar year ) are:


The Festival of Lights. First candle lighting in the evening of Wednesday November 27, 2013 (the first "day" of Chanukah being Thursday 28 November, 2013 ). Candle lighting is each evening following that until the evening of Wednesday 4 December, 2013 . The last full day of Chanukah this year is Thursday December 5, 2013 .

Buy Chanukah cards and gifts.

The Jewish "day" commences in the evening ("There was evening, there was morning, one day."), so the holiday begins the eve of the dates shown, and exits at nightfall of the date shown.

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