Vegan Gifts From Israel

It is estimated that there are about 200,000 vegans in all of Israel, which has inspired hundreds of vegan and vegetarian restaurants, but also vegan gifts! Israelis have taken this vegan lifestyle very seriously, switching out everyday items for their eco-friendly equivalent and there is no going back. For the perfect vegan gift from Israel, […]

Modeh Ani: The Morning Prayer

Each and every morning, we awake hopefully feeling refreshed and renewed, and according to Jewish tradition, the first thing we do once opening our eyes is saying the prayer of Modeh Ani. Modeh Ani is a way to thank G-d for giving a new day, with new challenges and new rewards. The prayer is very short […]

Judaicapedia: What is Challah?

Friday night dinner. What comes to mind? Hot chicken soup, maybe some gefilte fish, and of course, hot fluffy challah. Unlike the other foods mentioned, challah is actually a religious ritual, just as Kiddush is. This fluffy braided bread has its place at the Shabbat table, as Motzi– breaking bread- is done after Kiddush and […]