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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 Light a Menorah

How to Light a Menorah

0 / November 25, 2015 10:41 AM

The Holiday of Hanukkah, the eight day long festival of lights, a beautiful time of celebration and leisure without the prohibitions of other holidays, a relaxing week and a day of family fun and fried Jewish foods and dreidel by the [&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

What is Hanukkah ?

What is Hanukkah ?

0 / October 21, 2015 7:58 AM

If you are not familiar with the Jewish holidays then you may find yourself wondering what Hanukkah is and what a Hanukkah menorah might be. These phrases are commonly used in reference to the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, an eight [&hellip

Israeli Music

Israeli Music

0 / October 21, 2015 7:38 AM

Israeli music has a variety of genres and styles and even languages, it is a culture of music brought from all parts of the world and combined and celebrated in the land of milk and honey, where many Jews and [&hellip

Jewish Wedding Ring Tradition

Jewish Wedding Ring Tradition

0 / October 13, 2015 7:37 AM

The beautiful ceremony of tying the knot, the ultimate show of love and dedication between two glowing newlyweds, that beautiful moment when their life threads are twined together on that perfect day, the wedding day, could not be complete without [&hellip

Mud Mask  Benefits

Mud Mask Benefits

0 / September 1, 2015 10:48 AM

When I decided to do some research on good products for my skin, I ended up asking the question: What is a dead sea mud mask? And what is it good for? Is it actually worth trying? Certainly if it [&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

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