Purim, Pesach, and beyond with Oy Vey! It’s Adar, a month of mirth according to our Jewish horoscope. We plan to celebrate with a Purim Shabbat and maybe even by dressing up in costume. Speaking of costumes: Have you ever felt like an imposter in Jewish spaces? We know we have. Whether it’s because we […]
Oy Vey Activities in Shevat / Feb
Did you come here looking for the Celebrate Adar newsletter, because whoops! Wrong link. This is the correct link. Jewish, Jew-curious, or Jewish adjacent? Wondering what to do in the Amsterdam area in Shevat / Feb? Oy Vey has some ideas. This month brings us Tu b’Shevat, a new year for the trees (15 Shevat/ […]
Oy Vey Events in January & February
CLICK HERE TO GO TO CELEBRATE ADAR FOR OUR MOST RECENT EVENTS Join us for some Jewish events in the Netherlands in the coming months! Feeling Feisty? It could be Tevet Was I the last to know that there is a Jewish horoscope, and that each month is associated with a constellation and a set […]
Being Jewish in the Netherlands
When is a mezuzah as powerful as a roll of aluminum foil? When it walks into a bar with a rabbi, a priest, and an imam? No that’s not it… A mezuzah is as powerful as a roll of aluminum foil when it reminds us of just how Jewish we are. For the Oy Vey […]
Kislev/Dec: What Brings You Light?
Kislev: The Miracle of Hannukah In the spirit of the season, this newsletter throws off the yoke of the the tyrant, Spellcheck. Yes, we are embracing the chaotic spelling of Chanoekah! No two times alike! And while we joke, it really is in the spirit of the season. Xanookah is a time where history, myth, […]
Oy, Have We Got a Month for You!
Get out your agendas! There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks. Cheshvan 5783 – the month of coming down from the Highs of the Holidays and literally have ourselves a letdown. Did you know this is the only Jewish month WITHOUT a holiday? Let that sink in. At a Glance Nov 2: We have an amazing […]