Holiday Greetings: Happy #Chanukah from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 # FestivalOfDedication #FestivalOfLights

Bnei Yisrael Society wish all who remember and observe a happy Chanukah. Chanukah commemorates the victorious revolt of the Judeans  (167 - 160 BCE) against their Seleucid Greek oppressors who tried to outlaw the worship of the G-d of Israel. Chanukah is celebrated for eight days beginning on the 25th of Kislev through the 2nd/3rd of Tevet on the Hebrew … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Happy #Chanukah from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 # FestivalOfDedication #FestivalOfLights

Holiday Greetings: Happy August Mawnin’ from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #EmancipationDay

Bnei Yisrael Society wishes all who remember and observe a happy "August Mawnin'" ("August Morning") or Emancipation Day 2020. The holiday commemorates the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves throughout the former British Empire on August 1, 1834. In the early morning of August 1, 1834, some slaves in Jamaica climbed the mountaintops to usher in the dawn … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Happy August Mawnin’ from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #EmancipationDay

Holiday Greetings: Happy Juneteenth from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #Juneteenth #EmancipationDay

Bnei Yisrael Society wishes all who remember and observe a happy Juneteenth ("June 19th"), Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day. Juneteenth is observed each year in the African-American community on the 19th day of June on the Gregorian calendar. The holiday commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of … Continue reading Holiday Greetings: Happy Juneteenth from Bnei Yisrael Society! #2020 #Juneteenth #EmancipationDay

Holidays: August Mawnin’ – August 1st – Emancipation Day

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of August Mawnin' or Emancipation Day is celebrated each year throughout the former colonies of the British West Indies (English-speaking Caribbean) on the 1st of August on the Gregorian calendar. The holiday commemorates the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire as a result of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833, effective  August 1, 1834. … Continue reading Holidays: August Mawnin’ – August 1st – Emancipation Day

Holidays: Juneteenth – June 19th – A Day of Remembrance

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of Juneteenth, Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day is observed each year in the African-American community on the 19th day of June on the Gregorian calendar. The holiday commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas and the Confederate States of America. The word "Juneteenth" … Continue reading Holidays: Juneteenth – June 19th – A Day of Remembrance

Holidays: The Four Fasts – Fasts of National Mourning

Shalom, everyone! There are Four Fasts mentioned in Zechariah 8:19 which the House of Yehudah (Judah) observed annually in ancient times to mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple and Jerusalem by the Babylonians in the 6th century BCE. Zechariah prophesies that these solemn occasions will one day become joyous occasions for the House of Yehudah, provided they … Continue reading Holidays: The Four Fasts – Fasts of National Mourning

Holidays: Purim – The Festival of Lots #Purim

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of Purim, also known as "Lots," is celebrated each year on the 14th day of Adar (Twelve Month, Hayir), and also on the 15th day of Adar in the city of Jerusalem, and other walled cities ("Shushan Purim"). During leap years on the post-exilic modern "Hebrew" calendar, Purim is celebrated on the 14th day of … Continue reading Holidays: Purim – The Festival of Lots #Purim

Holidays: Chanukah – The Festival of “Dedication” #Chanukah

Shalom, everyone! The holiday of Chanukah, also known as the Festival of Dedication or Festival of Lights, is celebrated from the 25th of the Ninth Month (Kislev) to the 2nd/3rd of Tenth Month (Tevet) on the Hebrew Calendar. Please note that Chanukah is a post-Exilic holiday; it is not one of the appointed times/festivals commanded by The Almighty in the … Continue reading Holidays: Chanukah – The Festival of “Dedication” #Chanukah

WATCH: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri – Fast of the Tenth Month

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri - Fast of the Tenth Month," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaAsiri - Fast of the Tenth Month https://youtu.be/HwaUhd2U8YE Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaShevi’i – Fast of the Seventh Month

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "The Four Fasts: Tzom HaShevi'i - Fast of the Seventh Month," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaShevi'i - Fast of the Seventh Month https://youtu.be/-cNuMEL2jFk Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaChamishi – Fast of the Fifth Month

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "The Four Fasts: Tzom HaChamishi - Fast of the Fifth Month," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaChamishi - Fast of the Fifth Month https://youtu.be/9wWdBDWllHE Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaRevii – Fast of the Fourth Month

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "The Four Fasts: Tzom HaRevii - Fast of the Fourth Month," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: The Four Fasts: Tzom HaRevii - Fast of the Fourth Month https://youtu.be/GaCNQ4V-pGI Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society

WATCH: Holidays: Chanukah – Festival of Dedication, Lights

Shalom, everyone! The following is our video "Holidays: Chanukah - Festival of Dedication, Lights," published on YouTube. Please like, share and subscribe to our YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society: Holidays: Chanukah - Festival of Dedication, Lights https://youtu.be/miMGPS9zUMo Video from YouTube channel Bnei Yisrael Society