Category: Sigd

Holidays: Sigd (סְגֵב‎‎) – “Prostration” – A Holiday of Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish Community) #Sigd

Shalom everyone! Sigd is celebrated by Beta Israel (Ethiopian Jewish community) on the 29th of Cheshvan on the Hebrew Calendar. The holiday falls exactly 50 days after Yom Kippur on the Hebrew calendar, corresponding to late October or late November on the Gregorian calendar. Background According to Beta Israel tradition, Sigd commemorates […]