Category Archives: Judaica

Judaica: What is a Tallit?

A kosher tallit is a large square of fabric that is generally white and used for morning prayers throughout the week and on Shabbat. The Jewish prayer shawl history starts in ancient Israel when during the day people would wrap their head and shoulders with a large white cloth to protect their skin from the […]

The Haftorah

What is the Haftorah? Traditionally, on Shabbat and certain holidays and fast days, a passage from one of the Biblical books of the Prophets is read after the morning Torah reading, the “Haftorah”. Both the Torah and the Haftorah texts derive from the Hebrew Bible. The Torah consists of the Five Books of Moses: Genesis, […]

Magnificent Antique Seder Plates & the Replicas You Can Buy Today

In a partnership with the Israel Museum, JudaicaWebStore.com is proud to offer detailed replicas of antique Seder plates. Check out these incredible replicas of Seder plates from around the world, for sale at JudaicaWebStore.com in a special agreement with the Israel Museum. Each plate comes with a certificate of authenticity. 1. Austria 1900, Blue & […]