Purim and Mishloach Manot

Mar 01, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

Why Mishloach Manot? The festival of Purim is one of the most joyous and fun holidays on the Jewish calendar. It celebrates the redemption of the Jewish people in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot of genocide. In the aftermath of their salvation, the Book of Esther states (verse 19): “Therefore the Jews of the villages, that dwelt in the unwalled towns, made the 14th day of the month of Adar […]

Category  : Jewish Holidays   

Jewish Wedding Rings

Mar 01, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

Mazal tov! The big day is coming up and its time to get ready. The most important thing you will need, besides your partner of course, is… the ring. In Judaism, the wedding band serves a dual purpose: It represents the object through which the betrothal is officially enacted, while at the same time it is a symbol of the couple’s love and commitment for each other, the circle of […]

Category  : Jewelry   

Magnificent Antique Seder Plates & the Replicas You Can Buy Today

Feb 19, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

In a partnership with the Israel Museum, JudaicaWebStore.com is proud to offer detailed replicas of antique Seder plates. Check out these incredible replicas of Seder plates from around the world, for sale at JudaicaWebStore.com in a special agreement with the Israel Museum. Each plate comes with a certificate of authenticity. 1. Austria 1900, Blue & White Porcelain. Originally made in Vienna by Joseph Wetter, this detailed Seder plate has a […]

Category  : Judaica