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
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 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).
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.
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:
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!
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 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…