Category Archives: Judaism

Top 5 Romantic Couples in the Bible

Jan 23, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The Hebrew Bible, or Tanach, is full of inspiring stories and life lessons of all kinds, and is the building block of our Jewish heritage. And among some of the most memorable stories are those of the many romantic relationships and couples. Since everyone’s favorite secular holiday of love is coming up and it’s the season for celebrating romantic relationships, we’ve decided to connect it to Jewish tradition by highlighting our top […]

 

What YOU Can Do To Help Israel’s Forests This Tu BiShvat

Jan 09, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Israeli forest In honor of the upcoming holiday of Tu BiShvat, the New Year of the Trees, Judaica WebStore is partnering with the Jewish National Fund to help replant Israel’s forests that were burned down in the devastating fires of 2021. We’ll be donating 10% of our profits between now and Tu BiShvat, January 17, to JNF’s forest rehabilitation project. That means that every purchase from our site will help plant trees […]

 

What Is Tu BiShvat? Learn About the New Year of the Trees

Jan 09, 2022  |  By Evelina G

After the whirlwind of the December holiday season and the secular New Year, things may currently feel more slow or gloomy, but we actually have a meaningful though often overlooked Jewish holiday coming up: Tu BiShvat! Also known as the New Year of the Trees (or in Hebrew Rosh Hashanah La’illanot), it lasts this year from sundown on Sunday, January 16, until sundown the following day. What is Tu BiShvat? […]

 

The Seven Species & What They Represent

Jan 08, 2022  |  By Mari

The pomegranate is one of the most unusual but popular Jewish symbols, found on jewelry, Judaica, and art, and usually the explanation behind the fruit’s importance is that it is one of the Seven Species or Shivat Haminim as they are called in Hebrew. The Seven Species are the foods that were found in ancient Israel and mentioned in the Torah in Deuteronomy: “A land of wheat, barley, grapes, figs, and pomegranates, […]