Celebrating the diversity of Jewish Buffalo.
Events for December 22, 2019
Events Search and Views Navigation
Hanukah is the eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah (special candelabra for Hanukah) lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word Hanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple.Find out more »
A study of Jewish History of the Late 19th Century In the late 19th century, in response to an intensifying wave of pogroms and state-tolerated anti-Semitism, the Zionist movement emerged with its solution to the “Jewish Problem.” While some Jews embraced the Zionist message, others vehemently disagreed with its mixture of secularism and nationalism. In […]Find out more »
The Jewish Formula for Resilience and Success You’re likely familiar with the “The Power of Positive Thinking,” “Think and Grow Rich,” or “Positive Psychology.” Judaism’s positivity bias, rooted in the Torah, predates and is infinitely deeper than any of these modern messages. The Jewish Positivity Bias has been one of the pillars that made us […]Find out more »