Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2014

Based on the Jewish Sages, http://bit.ly/1lWkXbQ, April 12, 2014

According to Heinrich Heine, the 19th century German poet, “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.”

Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

Based on Jewish Sages, March 13, 2014

 Purim's Scroll of Esther represents fundamental tenets of Judaism

Jewish Arbor Day, Tu Bishvat, Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

Based on commentaries by Jewish Sages, January 16, 2014

Tu Bishvat (Arbor Day) highlights the centrality of trees in Judaism and the linkeage between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel.

Chanukah Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on Jewish Sages, November 22, 2013

David Ben Gurion, the first Prime Minister of the Jewish State, stated: “The struggle of the Maccabees was one of the most dramatic clashes of civilizations in human history,

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on various Jewish Sages, September 18, 2013

The US covenant with the Jewish State dates back to Columbus Day, which is always celebrated around Sukkot. 

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, September 13, 2013

Yom Kippur’s focus on seeking forgiveness highlights humility (admitting fallibility), faith, soul-searching, thoughtfulness, being considerate, compassion, accepting responsibility, magnanimity. 

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2013

Based on Jewish Sages, August 30, 2013

The Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah- “the beginning of the year”) is compatible with the agricultural calendar.

Shavou’ot (Pentecost) Guide for the Perplexed

Based on Jewish Sages, May 13, 2013

Shavou'ot - the holiday of the Torah which impacted the US Constitution - has seven names.  Their Hebrew acronym is "the Constitution of Seven."

Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2013

Based on Jewish sages, February 22, 2013

“Purimfest 1946” were the last words of Julius Streicher, the Nazi propaganda chief, as he approached the hanging gallows

Chanukah 2012 Guide for the Perplexed

Based on Jewish Sages, December 07, 2012

Chanukah is the holiday of light, commemoration, optimism and liberty

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