Category Archives: Judaism

10 Popular Phrases You Didn’t Know Came from the Bible

Oct 18, 2021  |  By Evelina G

If you’re an English speaker, you’ve probably heard or used these popular sayings and idioms. But did you know that they all originate from our most holy Jewish text? Check out some of the most commonly used phrases from the Hebrew Bible, or Tanach, along with their original context. And take a moment to take pride in your Jewish heritage and the timeless wisdom of our tradition, still used in […]

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Torah Portion: Noah

Oct 11, 2021  |  By Evelina G

In the famous story of Noah’s Ark, God destroys all the people and creatures on Earth via a massive flood, sparing only Noah and his family and the animals they took with them in their ark. Noah was warned of the Earth’s impending destruction and instructed to build a giant wooden ark, along with precise specifications, and to take his family and pairs of animals to save. Hope and promise after […]

 

Torah Portion: Bereishit

Oct 11, 2021  |  By Evelina G

The Torah begins with the story of the Creation of the world: God creates the Heavens and the Earth, and each day adds something new, from vegetation to celestial bodies to fish, birds, and animals, until concluding on the sixth day with the forming of Man, and then resting on the seventh. Eve is created as a companion for the first man, Adam (which literally means “human” in Hebrew and […]