Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

A Passover in Quarantine

To everyone’s dismay, Covid-19 has spread worldwide, infecting hundreds of thousands of people and disrupting the lives of millions more, leaving many of us scared to check the news or our social media since each day yields a new wave of panic-inducing updates to the coronavirus situation. In certain parts of the world, many of […]

Looking for Mishloach Manot Ideas for Purim?

Purim’s arguably the happiest of Jewish holidays – a day spent masquerading in costume, drinking and eating with friends, and gifting others Shalach Manot – gift baskets sent to strangers and friends alike- to commemorate the miraculous salvation of the Jewish nation from the hands of the villain Haman.   The ninth chapter of the […]

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 […]