Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, October 14, 2016

Sukkot has played a key role in the reconstruction of the Jewish Homeland and the ingathering of Jews – and their transition - to the Land of Israel. 

Yom Kippur Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, October 07, 2016

Yom Kippur is a day of hope and optimism, in addition to a solemn day of soul-searching.

Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/499393, September 28, 2016

Rosh Hashanah is one of four Jewish New Years....

The Ninth Day of Av guide for the perplexed, 2016

Based on ancient Jewish sages, http://bit.ly/137Er6J , August 11, 2016

 The 9th Day of Av (the 11th Jewish month) is the most calamitous day in Jewish history

Shavou’ot (Pentecost) guide for the perplexed, 2016

Based on Ancient Jewish Sages, June 10, 2016

Liberty is a central theme of Shavou’ot as demonstrated by the Ten Commandments, which constitute the essence of Shavou’ot, bolstering the message of Passover

Passover Guide for the Perplexed, 2016

Based on ancient Jewish sages, April 19, 2016

The Passover legacy impacted the 17th century early Pilgrims the 18th century Founding Fathers, and the American ethos until today.

Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2016

Based on ancient Jewish sages, March 21, 2016

“Purimfest 1946” yelled Julius Streicher, the Nazi propaganda chief, as he approached the hanging gallows (Newsweek, October 28, 1946, page 46).  

Chanukah guide for the perplexed, 2015

Based on ancient Jewish sages, December 04, 2015

Chanukah has been a universal role model of national and religious liberation struggle against all odds, the victory of principle-driven faith and liberty over convenience-driven cynicism and opportunism.

Rosh Hashanah guide for the perplexed, 2015

Based on ancient Jewish Sages, September 11, 2015

The Shofar (ritual horn) is the key symbol of Rosh Hashanah, sounding the gun for the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. 

The US-Chanukah-Israel connection

"Israel Hayom", http://bit.ly/12MXqCS , December 14, 2014

The legacy of Chanukah has been an integral element of the American ethos; a cornerstone in the foundation of the covenant between the American people and the vision of the reconstructed Jewish State in the Land of Israel.

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