Sukkot and Chinese Moon Festival
I am blessed in being both Asian and Jewish and being part of two traditions that focus on joy and bounty at this time of year.
Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat
Join Be’chol Lashon for this unique celebration of our community’s diversity.
‘Juneteenth this year is a whole new ballgame’ — 9 Black Jews on the holiday of liberation
Juneteenth celebrates one of the most important events in American history: the end of slavery. June 19, 1865, was Galveston, Texas, finally freed its enslaved people — the last place in the United States to do so.
A Sephardic Lag B’Omer
Lag B’Omer, the 33rd day between Passover and Shavuot, is traditionally celebrated with bonfires, parades and weddings. But at Magen David Sephardic Congregation, the celebration is on the 34th day.