Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Passover Lessons from a Professional Organizer

Mar 15, 2018  |  By Guest

This is a guest post from Rebekah Saltzman, Professional Organizer Every Pesach I feel like I have less. Less food. Less dishes. Less clothing. Less furniture. And most of all, more happiness. Pesach is the perfect time for you to review your relationship with the things that fill the space of your home. Why? Let’s have a look… Slavery The concept of slavery meant human slavery, but not slavery to […]

 

Guide to the Seder

Mar 13, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
Seder plate

With just days left until Passover, it’s time to make sure you know your way around the Seder. After all, it comes complete with unique rituals, interesting foods, and its own book, making it one of the most important and exciting nights in the Jewish calendar! Here’s your complete guide to the Seder: Kadesh What it means: Kiddush (sanctifying wine) You will need: Kiddush cups or wine glasses, wine or […]

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Purim Story Summary

Feb 20, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
Purim Queen Esther

Purim Story Summary Introduction King Achashverosh reigns over 127 provinces from India to Ethiopia. In the third year of his reign, he made a magnificent 180-day feast for the nobles of his lands, followed by a week-long feast for the people of Shushan, his capital city. Queen Vashti throws a party in her house for the women. The drunk king commands the queen to appear before his party wearing nothing […]

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