Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About the Star of David

Jun 23, 2022  |  By Abby S

The Star of David is the most recognizable sign of Jewish identity, pride and unity. So where did it come from?

 

Bar Mitzvah, Judaism’s Unique Transition Ritual

Jun 22, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The term “Bar Mitzvah” refers to two things: As soon as a Jewish boy turns 13 years old he automatically becomes a “bar mitzvah”, and is recognized by Jewish tradition as having the same moral and ethical responsibilities for his decisions and actions as a full grown man. However, the term “bar mitzvah” also refers to the religious ceremony that occurs in most Jewish communities to mark this occasion. The […]

 

Jerusalem’s Iconic Craft: Armenian Ceramics

Jun 21, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The famous floral style of pottery known as Armenian Ceramics has been handcrafted in Jerusalem for generations, and can be found everywhere: on Judaica, tableware, building tiles, and even some street signs. Despite the name, they’re made right in the Holy City by local artisans. So what’s the Armenian connection, and how did this style become such an integral part of Jerusalem and Israel? All About Armenian Ceramics Armenian ceramics are made by […]