hello Why Are There Streets Named “29th of November” All Over Israel?

Dec 02, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Read all about this momentous occasion in Israel’s history and key step towards Independence, and how the date is honored in Israel today. The 29th of November – known in Hebrew as Kaf Tet b’November – is a date so iconic that there are streets named after it in many Israeli cities: Jerusalem, Ashdod, Petach Tikva, Herzliya, and more. It represents a key moment in the lead-up to Israeli national […]

 

hello Hanukkah Recipes to Make with Your Kids

Nov 29, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Keep the Hanukkah excitement in your house going for all 8 nights with these scrumptious, holiday-themed recipes for the whole family to enjoy. Festive and yummy, they’re also fun to make – and even the kids will be able to help out! And for an explanation of different Hanukkah food traditions and more ideas for holiday dishes to make, check out our 8 Classic Hanukkah Foods post. Read on for […]

 

hello The Surprising Jewish Roots of Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2021  |  By Evelina G

As Americans of all faiths get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, read on to find out all about the holiday’s surprising Jewish connections, as well as American Jews’ historic relationship with its observance. Biblical Roots The Puritans who founded the original custom of Thanksgiving Day in the American colonies were actually inspired by – it turns out – the Hebrew Bible! The very first Thanksgiving, held in the summer of […]