The Maccabees have made a lasting impact on Jewish and global history, but much of their story is taught as like a myth. For even before the modern state of Israel, the Maccabees were a symbol of Jewish resistance in the face of non-Jewish oppressors and when Israel was established in the mid-20th century, they […]
One of Hanukkah’s most curious customs is the spinning top – called a dreidel in Yiddish and sevivon in Hebrew – that is played with throughout the eight-day holiday. The unusual game has a fascinating history and even more interesting rules: read on to find out more!
Jews have always shown their best sides in times of strife, and our globalized world has taken Jewish unity to a new level. Our Sages said “The Jewish People are like the olive: Just as the olive only yields its oil after it has been crushed and squeezed, so too the Jewish People reveal their […]
Thankfully for those who need it the most right now, there are ways to make a significant difference no matter where you find yourself in the world right now. We believe in the power of coming together to make a positive impact so we’ve put together a list of ways to support Israeli civilians and […]