Judaism

Festivals and Celebrations

Many wonder about the different religions that they don't practice and why they do what they do. For example, Judaism. In Judaism, Hanukkah is a way that that celebrates the Festival of Lights. Surprisingly, Hanukkah is not the equivalent of Christmas for Jews. Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year. It is held on the first day of the 7th month( September 1st) and is the Holiest Day of the Year. It is also known as The Day of Antonement. On the 10th day of the 7th month(September 10) is Bar/ Bat Mitzvah. Bar Mitzvah is when a boy turns 13 and Bat Mitzvah if for when a girl turns 13. It begins at sundown on Friday and lasts until sunset on Saturday.