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Shabbat Service: Obscure Jewish Holidays and the Evolution of the Jewish Calendar (online) (Yahrtzeit Service)

Friday, July 10, 2020 18 Tammuz 5780

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

If you’ve installed Jewish Holidays on your digital calendar, you might have seen that this week includes “the Fast of Tammuz” (17th Tammuz – evening of July 8th). How is “Tammuz” and this observance related to the Babylonian god Dumuzi, and how did Jewish sources assimilate this pagan practice into Jewish life?

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Wed, July 8 2020 16 Tammuz 5780