Category Archives: Lifestyle

Finding Yom Kippur’s Secret Joys

Shortly after the sweetness of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, comes another holiday of equally great importance: Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Considered to be the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur is an often misunderstood holiday because of how it is observed. Marked with a strict 26-hour long fast day, hours […]

Israeli Souvenirs 101: What You Need to Know About Israeli Goods

What Can You Buy In Israel? Well, dear Reader, the answer to that question is that you can buy literally anything your heart desires from this incredible country! Despite starting out as a tiny, fledgling state struggling for its survival, Israel has grown into a flourishing epicenter of culture, commerce, technology, and science whose many […]

The Fruitful Holiday of Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year for Trees

The special thing about the end of one year and the start of the next is that with each new year comes the promise of new beginnings. According to the Jewish calendar, there are four unique new year dates. Most people are already familiar with Rosh Hashanah, which falls out during the Hebrew month of […]