Shabbat table items: Kiddush cup, challot, challah cover, challah board, candlesticks, salt

What Are the Items That Should Be on the Shabbat Table?

Shabbat Table Setting Preparation Checklist On Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, we recount God’s rest following six days of creation and we observe this time by resting ourselves. It’s a time in which we take a conscious break from the routines of everyday life, eat a festive meal around the Shabbat table, and reconnect with family …

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reading the Torah

B’not vs. B’nai Mitzvah & Bar vs. Bat Mitzvah: Which Is It?

That’s a Lot of Names for One Mitzvah Ceremony! Bar Mitzvah. Bat Mitzvah. B’nai Mitzvah. B’not Mitzvah. There are a lot of terms used to describe the ceremony in which a child comes of age and observes the 613 mitzvot or commandments in the Torah. While you would be considered a preteen or teenager in …

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Yom Ha'atzmaut Israel Independence Day

Yom Ha’atzmaut Activities: Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Creative Ways to Celebrate Israel with Fun Yom Ha’atzmaut Activities Israel declared independence on May 14th, 1948. Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, known in English as Israel Independence day, with a host of fun activities. Journey to Israel, metaphorically speaking, and “visit” key locales like Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea, and spend time on a Kibbutz. …

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Hebrew Flashcards

You MUST Use Hebrew Flashcards to Learn the Alphabet

Learn the Hebrew Letters with Hebrew Alphabet Flashcards Using Hebrew flashcards are hands down the best way to learn the Hebrew alphabet. In order to even begin to read Hebrew, you will need to memorize the Hebrew letters and vowels. Flashcards utilize a repetition strategy that will significantly help with the learning process. This post …

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Passover Hostess Gifts

Bring These Amazing Passover Hostess Gifts to Your Seder

13 Appropriate Passover Gifts for the Host at Your Seder If you’re attending a Passover seder and want to bring a gift, you’re in luck! We’ve curated a list of some fantastic Passover hostess gifts for you to choose from. These items will enhance the seder experience and show your host just how much you …

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