Category Archives: Judaism

Tu B’Shvat with a Twist!

When I’m not writing for Judaica WebStore, you’ll probably find me covered in flour or hovering over the stove, wooden spoon in hand. I’m obsessed with all things food, and few things make me as happy as dreaming up fantastic new food ideas and bringing them to life! In our home, celebrations are marked with […]

5 Reasons We’re Fighting BDS

The BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) movement uses boycott as a form of civil resistance against what is calls the ‘Israeli occupation of the West Bank’. Its goal is to create a global boycott of Israeli produce until Israel acquiesces to their demands, which include surrendering land to Palestinian control and recognizing the ‘right of […]

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, […]