Category Archives: Judaica

Judaicapedia: What Is A Ketubah?

Right before the Jewish wedding ceremony, usually during the time of the reception, the groom and two witnesses sign a special wedding contract called a ketubah. A ketubah is a Jewish wedding contract written in Aramaic, the legal language of Judaism, and states the husband’s obligations to the wife. The ketubah is later read out […]

Mezuzahs Room By Room

Spring is in the air and for you it might mean spring cleaning/Pesach cleaning, but it also might mean sprucing up the house and giving your home a makeover. Even if you’re not going for such a wide-scale project like renovating your kitchen, you can switch up the small things in your home, like the […]

Judaicapedia: What is Challah?

Friday night dinner. What comes to mind? Hot chicken soup, maybe some gefilte fish, and of course, hot fluffy challah. Unlike the other foods mentioned, challah is actually a religious ritual, just as Kiddush is. This fluffy braided bread has its place at the Shabbat table, as Motzi– breaking bread- is done after Kiddush and […]