Category Archives: Holiday Gifts

Bring the Seder to Life!

Apr 20, 2016  |  By Shira Goldstein

Seder night is one of the most exciting events in the Jewish calendar – especially if you’re still in school! Kids love Seder: when else do you get to stay up that late for dinner with Mom and Dad, eat Grandma’s famous matzah balls, bring your pillow to the table and bribe your parents over a cracker?! As parents, we want our children to grow up with a sense of […]

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Tu B’Shvat Traditions

Jan 27, 2016  |  By Shira Goldstein

Also known as Chag La’Ilanot (Festival for Trees), Tu B’Shvat is a holiday like no other! While most Jewish holidays are accompanied by restrictive laws or stories of the Jewish people’s almost-destruction, Tu B’Shvat exists simply to mark the passing of time. The Talmud states that there are four ‘New Years’ within the Jewish year: Rosh Hashana (New Year for people and vegetable tithes), the first of Nissan (beginning of […]

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Tu B’Shvat with a Twist!

Jan 27, 2016  |  By Shira Goldstein

When I’m not writing for Judaica WebStore, you’ll probably find me covered in flour or hovering over the stove, wooden spoon in hand. I’m obsessed with all things food, and few things make me as happy as dreaming up fantastic new food ideas and bringing them to life! In our home, celebrations are marked with food. Sometimes, when the fridge is full of fresh, seasonal produce, food is the reason […]

Category  : Holiday Gifts, Judaism