Category Archives: Judaica

Judaicapedia: What is a Mezuzah?

Mezuzahs are one piece of Judaica that can be found in our daily lives. Usually found on the upper doorpost, around shoulder height, of nearly every Jewish home, these rectangular or cylindrical boxes can be found placed at an angle, with it being touched by a hand and then kissed by whoever passes through the […]

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 […]