Category Archives: Lifestyle

Chag HaAsif vs. Chag HaSukkot – What Lies Hidden In a Name

As summer begins to pass and the air steadily becomes cooler, the changing of seasons brings more than just the impending arrival of sweater weather and colorful, crunchy leaves. With the fall comes a very special holiday in the Jewish calendar, one that we all know and love. We’re referring, of course, to Chag HaAsif […]

Diving Deep into Mezuzah Customs and Lore

If you grew up in, or ever visited a traditional Jewish home, school, synagogue, or Jewish business, you’re probably already familiar with the sight of a Mezuzah hanging on the doorposts. But what is a Mezuzah, exactly? Simply put, a Mezuzah is an object which fulfills the Biblical commandment to “write the words of God […]

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, […]