Jerusalem Day & The Six Day War

Jerusalem Day

Just as Yom HaAtzmanut celebrates all of Israel, Jerusalem Day, specifically celebrates Israel’s capital city. Jerusalem Day 2019 is this coming Sunday, and the whole city will be celebrating 52 years since Jerusalem was reunified with Israel during the Six Day War in 1967. Parties and parades happen throughout the city and the day is […]

Lag B’Omer Explained

Lag BOmer Explained

Every year on Lag B’Omer, Israeli children and adults alike create massive bonfires with friends and family to celebrate this minor religious holiday. Some create a bonfire for the fun of it while others light a fire for the mystic connection, but either way, Lag B’Omer is a day of fun and celebration. Lag B’Omer […]

Judaicapedia: What Is A Ketubah?


Right before the Jewish wedding ceremony, usually during the time of the reception, the groom and two witnesses sign a special wedding contract called a ketubah. A ketubah is a Jewish wedding contract written in Aramaic, the legal language of Judaism, and states the husband’s obligations to the wife. The ketubah is later read out […]