Maundy Thursday Meaning, History, and Customs

Maundy Thursday Meaning, History, and Customs

Maundy Thursday is celebrated on the Thursday of Holy Week in the Christian calendar. For those who observe this day, they are recalling the moment when Jesus established the sacrament of the Eucharist or communion. There are some churches that also take this day to...

Purim: What is Purim?

What is Purim Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays in Judaism.  It is a time to celebrate and commemorate the salvation the Jews received.  In ancient Persia the prime minister order the execution to kill every Jew in the empire.  His plot was “to...
Yom Kippur – The Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur – The Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur is the holiest holiday in Judaism and only lasts twenty five hours.  When Yom Kippur is translated to English from Hebrew it is “day to atone.”  In English it is more commonly known as the “Day of Atonement.”  Regarded as the Sabbath...