Limmud Bible Studies

Challah: The Blessing in the Dough

In this study, we learn about the Sabbath bread, challah, and how this special bread brings rich blessings into our lives, into our homes, and to others.

Hanukkah: A Celebration of Light

Hanukkah is one of the most joyous festivals of the Jewish calendar. But it also has many important lessons for both Christians and Jews.

Shabbat: A Day of Delight

The Sabbath, Shabbat, is one of the most important rituals and commandments in all Judaism. Rabbi Eckstein shares more about the significance of this observance in the Jewish tradition.

Shmita: The Sabbatical Year

In September 2014, we welcomed in the Hebrew year of 5775. It is the year of shmita, which occurs every seven years. While typically translated as "Sabbatical year," the word shmita literally means "release".

Sukkah: Living in Joy

Following the somber and contemplative High Holy Days comes the joyous holiday of Sukkot, which is celebrated by building temporary shelters known as sukkahs. Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains the significance of this observance and the lessons we can learn from it.

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