Archive for category: Judaica

How to Hang a Mezuzah

How to Hang a Mezuzah

0 / December 21, 2016 3:38 PM

The Mezuzah is a unique piece of Judaica, like no other. A symbol and reminder of our connection with G-d every single time we pass through the door of a Jewish home or business, this wonderful item is made up [&hellip

Mezuzah Prayer

Mezuzah Prayer

0 / June 21, 2016 11:00 AM

What is a mezuzah? The mezuzah (מְזוּזָה) is a small, rectangular box containing holy parchments with the mezuzah prayer that Jewish people have mounted to the doorposts of their homes and places of worship for centuries. Like most Jewish rituals, [&hellip

How to Clean your Shofar ?

How to Clean your Shofar ?

0 / February 2, 2016 11:42 AM

Right, so you Bought a Shofar. Now what? You take it out of the box it arrived in and there’s a faint smell of chemicals on it, not something that seems great to put to your lips. And after a [&hellip

How to Blow a Shofar

How to Blow a Shofar

1 / January 22, 2016 7:41 AM

Shofars  has great significance in Judaism, being connected with the traditions of Rosh Hashana (Jewish new year) as well as stories in the bible of Shofarot being used in a variety of different occasions. Each time though, it signifies a [&hellip

How to wear a Tallit

How to wear a Tallit

0 / October 29, 2015 9:43 AM

The ultimate symbol of Jewish prayer, the Tallit is a special prayer shawl worn during morning prayers every day of the week. The traditions vary as to how exactly to go about putting on the Tallit, and when one should [&hellip

How to Choose a Tallit Prayer Shawl

How to Choose a Tallit Prayer Shawl

2 / January 27, 2015 11:39 AM

What is a Tallit Prayer Shawl ? The Tallit is a rectangular garment with Tzitzit strings threaded through at the corners. Men wear the Tallit during prayers at the synagogue. In addition, there is a smaller garment called the tallit-katan [&hellip

What is a Tallit ?

What is a Tallit ?

0 / February 20, 2014 4:23 PM

The Tallit Prayer Shawl or the ‘Tallit Gadol’ is an example of a background rich in tradition and intricate detail and beauty, Judaism. A rectangular garment with tzitzit string fringes on the 4 corners, it is usually white, and often [&hellip

Tallit Prayer Shawl Blessing

Tallit Prayer Shawl Blessing

0 / February 4, 2014 12:54 PM

When a person uses the Tallit he says a blessing before donning it. The blessing is to thank God for blessing us with His commandments and commanded us to wear Tsitsit (fringes) on our garments. The Tallit (prayer shawl) is [&hellip

How to Measure a Shofar Size

How to Measure a Shofar Size

0 / August 11, 2013 3:00 PM

Even though most people think that a Shofar is measured as net length, the correct way to measure a Shofar is along the curving surface on the longest side. The Shofars for sale are really a type of trumpet. The [&hellip

Kiddush Prayer

Kiddush Prayer

0 / March 14, 2012 7:02 PM

                                    Transliteration Vayehi erev vayehi Boker yom hashihi Vayachulu hashamaim vehaaretz vechol tzvaam vayachal elohim bayom hashihi melachto asher assa. Vayishbot bayom hashishi [&hellip