Finding Yom Kippur’s Secret Joys

Yom Kippur 2023 will begin in the evening of Sunday, September 24th, and last through nightfall the following day. While many consider it a somber day, for others it’s full of joy and happiness. Learn about Yom Kippur’s traditions, meaning, restrictions, and surprising joys below!  

The Powerful Meaning of the Tree of Life

This Biblical motif is a beautiful symbol of life and creation, and has inspired many Jewish artists who feature it in their work. From its Torah meaning to Kabbalah to how it’s used in Judaism today, below is everything you’ve wanted to know about the famous Tree of Life.

Swords from Bar Kochba Revolt Discovered in Judean Desert

Israeli archeologists have recently announced one of their most incredible finds yet: a set of four well-preserved swords believed to have been hidden by Judean rebels fighting the Roman empire 1,900 years ago! Dr. Eitan Klein of the Israel Antiquities Authority has called this “an extremely rare find, the likes of which have never been […]