Last Tuesday, Jews from around the world celebrated Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
Of course we all know what Pesah means: “to pass over” (cf Ex: 12,13: I will see the blood and I will pass over you’’. In fact, Pesah celebrates several “pass overs”… several “passages”. In the Pesah Haggada, the central Midrash on Dt 26:5-8 is introduced by two Biblical references: the first one is Read More
The Jewish people is celebrating these days the Feast of Sukkot. For forty years, as our ancestors traversed the Sinai Desert, following the Exodus from Egypt, miraculous”clouds of glory” surrounded and hovered over them, shielding them from the dangers and discomforts of the desert. Ever since, we remember God’s kindness and reaffirm our trust in His Read More
Purim is a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of the Jewish people from Haman, who was planning to kill all the Jews. This took place in the ancient Persian Empire. The story is recorded in the Biblical Book of Esther (Megillat Ester, in Hebrew). According to the Book of Esther, Haman, royal vizier to King Ahasuerus planned Read More
Br. Joel Moreira attends to Hassidic Music Concert and interview Jewish friend about Rosh HaShana. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.