Category Archives: Judaism

Read About The Fruitful Holiday of Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year for Trees

The special thing about the end of one year and the start of the next is that with each new year, there comes the promise of a new beginning. In Western culture, there’s even a rather comical, yet wildly popular ritual that echoes this idea where towards the end of every year, millions of people worldwide […]

What Makes A Ring A Jewish Wedding Ring

At some point, your significant other finally realized that beyond a doubt, you were “The One.” He went out, bought you a stunning, sparkling ring that made you swoon as you said ‘yes’, and the next thing you knew, all your girlfriends were giggling about how lucky you are to get such a gorgeous ring. […]

Finding Yom Kippur’s Secret Joys

Shortly after the sweetness of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, comes another holiday of equally great importance: Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Considered to be the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur is an often misunderstood holiday because of how it is observed. Marked with a strict 26-hour long fast day, hours […]