Category Archives: Jewish Art

Jewish Wedding Customs and Traditions

Dec 31, 2013  |  By Arik Barel

A traditional Jewish wedding is a unique and beautiful ceremony full of ancient customs and traditions, symbolizing the new spiritual and physical bond of a husband and wife. Let’s take a look at the main Jewish wedding traditions: The Wedding Day The day before the wedding should ideally be a relaxing and introspective one for the chatan (groom) and kallah (bride), where all their last minute needs are catered to […]

Category  : Holiday Gifts, Jewish Art, Judaica   

The Chai: A Symbol of Life

Nov 24, 2013  |  By Arik Barel

Chai, which means “alive” in Hebrew, is one of the most recognizable and popular symbols of Judaism. Comprised of the letters Chet and Yud, Chai is a Hebrew word which has been transformed into a virtual sign, one reflecting Judaism’s most cherished value, the preciousness of life itself. The value of life has always been a central focus of Judaism, one that takes precedence (except in a few select cases) […]

Category  : Jewelry, Jewish Art, Jewish Jewelry, Judaica