If you’re not Jewish, the only holiday that you may be familiar with is Hanukah. However, after naming that popular celebration you may be left scratching your head trying to remember other Jewish holidays. Believe it or not, there are a number of Jewish holidays that the average person oftentimes overlooks and doesn’t recall. These holidays are very important to the Jewish culture and represent various historical elements within Judaism.
During the celebration of some of these Jewish holidays work is forbidden or better yet frowned upon. Depending on how engulfed within the Jewish faith may reflect whether or not an individual chooses to still work or if they opt for a personal day. Like other celebrations, you’ll find that some of the Jewish holidays last for several days while others are observed in a single day. In addition, each holiday has various traditional elements that coincide with the celebration and recognition of the day.