Limmud Bible Studies

Tefillin: Bound to God

In this month's Limmud we will look at one of Judaism's least understood rituals: the act of binding two black boxes and a number of black leather straps to our heads, arms, and hands. This practice is called "wrapping tefillin."
Yael and her family standing in front of Hanukkah candles

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.
The Eckstein family stands inside a Sukkah smiling.

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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