Jewish festivals

An image portaying the Jewish festival of Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for trees. This festival marks the season in which the earliest-blooming trees in the Land of Israel emerge from their winter sleep and begin a new fruit-bearing cycle.
© 2011 Beit Hatfutsot.

The Jewish religion celebrates many festivals throughout each year.

In this section you will find information about the major Jewish festivals. These are:

  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Yom Kippur
  • Sukkot
  • Chanukah
  • Purim
  • Pesach
  • Shavuot

Once you have read the festivals you could click on the Reflective Learning Activity. This activity will help you reflect and gain a deeper understanding of one or some of the festivals.