The Papercut Ketubah

The Papercut Ketubah

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Location: Israel
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The ultimate guide for buying a ketubah

The ultimate guide for buying a ketubah

Congratulations, you are about to get married and like many others, interested in buying a ketubah for this great occasion. With such a large variety in design and text styles , it is likely you may be a bit confused. So, before spending any money I have some tips that may come in handy and help you in selecting the most suitable option for you. Read more


How to put on a tallit

How to put on a tallit

The last step for completing your picture is to learn how to put on a tallit. Here are four simple steps that will guarantee your success: Read more


How to Hang a Mezuzah

How to Hang a Mezuzah

Now that you have the perfect mezuzah, you probably want to know how to hang a mezuzah on your doorpost. Follow these steps for easy results: Read more


The orthodox ketubah text

The orthodox ketubah text

The orthodox ketubah text is one of the more common text styles.It is written in Aramaic , a Semitic language closely related to Hebrew, with Hebrew script. Some Orthodox ketubot are also available with an English section. The English section is not a translation of the Aramaic, it is an addition that describes the circumstances of the wedding (the date, the location, the couples names etc).

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The ketubah text – one document many variations

The ketubah text – one document many variations

 

Unlike in the past, today there are several accepted styles for the ketubah text. It is common to find different versions that go according to the various streams of Judaism. More and more couples today decide to compose an additional passage and add it to the original text or even write their own personal text.

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The Woman tallit

The Woman tallit

The woman tallit is a garment that has become popular during the past few years. This is an outcome of the recent trend toward gender equality introduced into religion. Get familiar with the main ideas behind the women’s prayer shawl:

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The tzedakah box – the joy of giving

The tzedakah box – the joy of giving

The tzedakah box and the tradition of giving tzedakah are a basic part of Jewish living. There are many forms of righteous behavior, but giving charity to those in need is among the most important one. If you want to know more, this is the place for you – let’s learn all about the joy of giving!

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Tefillin – discover all there is to know about them

Tefillin – discover all there is to know about them

The commandment of tefillin is both symbolic and spiritual. It is a ritual performed by Jewish men as part of their morning prayer and is meant to help protect against sin during prayer. If you have a question, I guarantee you will find the answer here, let’s get started… Read more


The tallit – A most genuine Jewish garment

The tallit – A most genuine Jewish garment

The skullcap, chapel cap and tallit are some of the garments Jewish rituals sometime call for. I chose to devote this passage to the garment I consider to be the most creative of the lot– the talit. This ancient prayer shawl embodies several unique ideas. Let’s begin to explore…

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