The holiday of Sigd: From longing to celebration

Two nations in a single womb.

Yitzchak Reuven ,

Marking the Sigd holiday in Jerusalem
Marking the Sigd holiday in Jerusalem
Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90

The Torah reading of Toldot introduces us to future leadership of the sons of Avraham, but who will it be: Yaakov, the spiritual savant, or Esau, man of the hunt?

A three millennia journey and a proud and isolated Jewish community celebrates Jerusalem in the holy city itself.

Kislev is knocking and Hanukkah is not far behind.



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