Judaism

Dynamic Meta widget allowed only for Posts listing source or in Post context
The Priestly Blessing, or Birkat Kohanim in Hebrew, is Judaism’s most ancient prayer, with a powerful mystical and protective tradition. It has been part of Jewish worship and prayer for thousands of years, and continues to bring spiritual and emotional meaning, and capture the artistic imagination, to this day. Origins of the Priestly Blessing This special prayer’s origins are in the Book of Numbers [...]
Dynamic Meta widget allowed only for Posts listing source or in Post context
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 [...]
Dynamic Meta widget allowed only for Posts listing source or in Post context
It feels like every year, the High Holidays sneak up on us, and we end up scrambling to make sure everything is ready to celebrate the Jewish New Year. In 2022, Elul starts on Friday, August 26 at sundown. Rosh Hashanah 2022 will begin at sundown on Sunday, September 25. We want to make sure you don’t get caught off-guard this year, [...]
Dynamic Meta widget allowed only for Posts listing source or in Post context