Jewish Festivals

By: Shannel Jenkins

Passover is a 8 day celebration that starts on the 15th of the month Nisan.This celebration is celebrated to remind the Jews about Exodus.During passover there is a seder plate with at least six ritual items and the Jewish people wear a kittel.

Hanukkah is also a 8 day festival this celebration shows respect for the rededication of the second temple of Jerusalem. To celebrate this celebration the Jews use lighting of the monorah,traditional foods, games and gifts.The Jews show happiness on Hanukkah and they dont wear any special clouthing.

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is a 2 day celebration that begins on the first of Tishrea.During Rosh Hashanah the Jews eat honey apples, round challah,honey cake, new fruit, and fish. The Jews wear white clothing.

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is one of the wholiest days of the year.To celebrate this year the Jews fast. Jews wear canvas sneakers under there dresses.

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