All there is to know about Sabbath and more!

All there is to know about Sabbath and more!

I like to think of Sabbath as my island of tranquility. We all work hard during the weekdays and have little time to stop, relax and just think about things. To me this holy day is just that time to set aside all my weekday concerns and devote myself to higher pursuits.

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Hanukkah and the Menorah – Can miracles really happen?

Hanukkah and the Menorah – Can miracles really happen?

Become a hanukkah expert in no time! Read about the why and how it is celebrated, learn about the menorah and even how to make irresistible potato latkes.

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The mezuzah – A magical world concealed behind a case

The mezuzah – A magical world concealed behind a case

I know, I know… you probably know what a mezuzah is. I mean, almost every Jewish family hangs one on their door. But did you ever have the urge to look inside the secret mezuzah world concealed behind the case? Let’s go…

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The ketubah – the first Jewish prenuptial agreement

The ketubah – the first Jewish prenuptial agreement

The ketubah is no love letter. It is an ancient agreement meant to protect the woman’s financial status in case she and her husband don’t end up together. Read here if you want to know what it’s all about…

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Jewish jewelry – a world of beauty and meaning

Jewish jewelry – a world of beauty and meaning

Jewish jewelry is a field in high demand. It developed over the years when Jewish motifs spread from ritual articles to decorative jewelry. Today many Jewish men and women wear this form of jewelry as a means to express their identification with Judaism and their admiration for artistic accessories.

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The Joys of Judaica

The Joys of Judaica

Once upon a time most gifts were handmade. That’s because most people didn’t have enough money to go out and shop around for a special occasion for a special person. So, womenfolk baked a cake or hand-stitched something to be worn, while the men, after their exhausting daily stint in the mineshaft or the fields, would spend their evenings whittling away at a toy or decorative item. Read more


Jewish Ceremonial Art

Jewish Ceremonial Art

Jewish ceremonial art is not only a tool for worshiping God. These art objects are interwoven in our everyday life reminding us of God and a strengthening our connection to our Jewish heritage.
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