Tribal Identity and the Jewish Flag

Apr 12, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

We are so used to seeing various national flags, that we hardly think about them, but did you know the unique choice of colors, design and symbols of a country’s flag make up a carefully chosen work of art embedded with deep cultural significance? Tribal Identity The Jewish people, in fact, had multiple flags for thousands of years. The Torah (Num. 2:2) describes how the Israelites encamped in the wilderness, […]

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2015 Top Passover Picks

Mar 10, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

Want to make this Passover different from all other Passovers? This year, with the help of Judaica WebStore.com, your Passover experience can be more enjoyable than ever before. Our “2015 Top Passover Picks” is your guide to beautiful Passover Judaica from Israel, including Seder Plates, Haggadot, Matzah trays, Kiddush cups, candlesticks, Kosher gift baskets and more, so you can enjoy freedom in style! Here are a few examples: 1) Galilee’s […]

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Purim: Reading the Megillah

Mar 03, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

Megillat Esther (The Scroll of Esther), known as the Megillah, is the last of the five scrolls that form the section of the Bible, known as the Ketuvim, or Writings. The Megillah tells the story of the salvation of the Jews in the Persian Empire of the 5th century BCE from immanent genocide. It is universally known as the Megillahdue to the fact that it is the only scroll that […]

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