Judaism By Anita What Jews believes Jews believe in one God Festivals Shabbat Rosh Hashanah Pesach (Passover) Hanukah Sukkot Shabbat The Sabbath, a day of rest, peace and joy from Friday evening to Saturday evening. Pesach (Passover) Spring festival. It celebrates the Jews escape from slavery in Egypt. Hanukkah Eight- night Winter Festival of lights. Sukkot Autumn Festival when Jews live in a sukkah. Rosh Hashanah Listen to the song! Jewish New Year, which falls in the Autumn.