Category Archives: Judaism

Modeh Ani: The Morning Prayer

Each and every morning, we awake hopefully feeling refreshed and renewed, and according to Jewish tradition, the first thing we do once opening our eyes is saying the prayer of Modeh Ani. Modeh Ani is a way to thank G-d for giving a new day, with new challenges and new rewards. The prayer is very short […]

Jewish Charms: What Brings Good Luck

As Jews, we know there are talismans, symbols and amulets that are said to bring in good luck, or at least keep evil away.  In Jewish tradition, we believe that every person has a yetzer tov– good inclinations- and a yetzer hara– bad inclinations, similar to the concept of good and bad luck. In Judaism […]