Happy Hanukkah to all that celebrate! As you may know, Sunday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Lights, aka Hanukkah. The festival, known as Chanukah in Hebrew, commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire. Lasting 8 nights and days, it is observed by lighting the candles of a candelabra with nine branches, called a menorah. Each night, one candle is lit by families, accompanied by songs, prayers and of course no celebration would be complete without some delish foods!
Art at Tsion Cafe - Artist Giannina Gutierrez
English, Amharic, and Hebrew with English
The documentary, “Two Zions:The Living Legacy of the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon,”
Tells the story of people from two seemingly disparate countries who share a bond originating in
The designation of Zion is a powerful symbol of freedom, peace and unity for Jews
and Ethiopian Orthodox Christians. During the synagogue services Jews face
towards Zion in Jerusalem and recite the prayers for the rebuilding of the Holy
Temple, the restoration of the Temple service and the ...