Judaism in Kerala

Jewish Festivals

Jewish festivals and celebrations are focussed around the important events in the history of the Jews. Most of the Jewish holidays are the Pilgrim Festivals. Some of the major festivals and celebrations of Jews are Days of Awe,  Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), Festival of Thanksgiving (Sukkot), Festival of Lights (Hanukah), Merry Making Festival (Purim), Festival of Freedom (Pessah or Passover) and Festival of Weeks (Shabuot).