Blessings – short prayers known as brachot in Hebrew – are a simple yet powerful, ancient Jewish tradition that allows us to add holiness to our daily lives. Judaism gives us countless opportunities to express gratitude for both the everyday and the extraordinary, with these timeless blessings that are more than mere words – they open a spiritual portal to connection with the Divine. These words often come from […]
The Star of David is the most recognizable sign of Jewish identity, pride and unity. So where did it come from?
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Kabbalah Kabbalah is one of the most mysterious and misunderstood areas of Judaism. Learn more and get all your questions answered with this primer! The northern Israeli city of Tzfat, known for its rich kabbalistic tradition What is Kabbalah? Kabbalah is a mystical tradition and school of thought within Judaism, drawing on our original Jewish texts such as the Torah. It aims to understand and […]
Did you know that the Chai is one of Judaism’s oldest symbols, representing the Jewish value of life and connected to both Kabbalistic and Zionist meanings? Check out our amazing fun facts below for everything you didn’t know about this special symbol! Chai incorporated into a pomegranate motif made with Eilat Stone 1. Chai, which means “life,” “living,” or “alive” in Hebrew, is one of the most recognizable and popular symbols in Judaism […]