Category Archives: Holiday Gifts

Your High Holiday 2021 Prep Checklist

It feels like every year, the High Holidays sneak up on us, and we end up scrambling to make sure everything is ready to celebrate the Jewish New Year.  In 2021, Elul starts on Sunday, August 8 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2021 will begin at sundown on Monday, September 6. We want to make sure […]

7 Shavuot Foods from Around the World

It is a widespread custom to eat dairy foods on Shavuot, and for many Ashkenazi Jews, that means enjoying cheesecake, blintzes, and other sweet, creamy desserts. However, Jewish communities around the world have their own treasured Shavuot recipes that utilize local ingredients and reflect the beautiful diversity of global Jewish culture. We have rounded up […]

7 Strong Mothers in the Tanakh

Mother’s Day in the United States is celebrated on Sunday, May 9, 2021. While the holiday isn’t religious per se, Judaism has a strong tradition of honoring our mothers and the other strong women who raise us, take care of us, guide us, and make us the people we are today.  Within the Tanakh (also […]