Tag archive for ‘Hebrew calendar’
Jewish Business News On Monday, September 14th, 2015

#FunFacts: Nine things you didn’t know about Rosh Hashana

  Rosh Hashana — the Jewish New Year 5776 – is already here. This year, it begins at nightfall September 13. The two-day holiday is marked by dozens of varying customs that include a hodgepodge of foods, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 13th, 2015

WATCH: Obama sends Rosh Hashana greetings to Jews around the world

US President Barack Obama released a video Friday wishing the Jewish community a happy new year in honor of the Rosh Hashanah, and restrength the relationship between the US and Israel.    More...

Michael Laitman On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Michael Laitman: Some Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know about Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish festivals are more than food and family gatherings. They are both spiritually profound, and far more relevant for us today than most people realize. The Jewish festivals are a trajectory of the nation’s More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Jewish Apps: Million Mitzvah Challenge With Omer App

  When Tyler Scholl downloaded Chabad.org’s new “Omer Counter” app just before Passover, he knew he found a winner. The app helps users fulfill the biblical commandment to count the 49 days between More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Three Months After Copenhagen Terror Attack

  On Feb. 14, a 22-year-old terrorist opened fire outside the Great Synagogue in central Copenhagen, killing 38-year-old Dan Uzan, who was guarding the synagogue where more than 80 people were attending More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Right on Time: First Jewish App Released for New Apple Watch

Watch out! Watch this! Many clever lines will draw attention to the novelty of the upcoming Apple Watch, but right now, all eyes can turn to the first Jewish app for the new gadget, which will make the More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 6th, 2015

New ‘Omer’ App Gives Daily Reminder and More

Originally published by Chabad.org Perhaps one of the most difficult mitzvahs to fulfill properly is the counting of the Omer, which requires that each sequential day be counted (after nightfall) without missing More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Canary Wharf Celebrates Tu B’Shvat with Tree Planting

In celebration of the Jewish festival of Tu B’Shvat, Canary Wharf Group hosted festivities for the local Jewish community with a special tree planting ceremony in Jubilee Park last week. The joyful occasion More...

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