hello 8 Gifts for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Nov 21, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Need some holiday gift shopping inspiration? We’ve got the ultimate Hanukkah gift idea guide for all your loved ones on the most gift-happy Jewish holiday, with 8 categories everyone will love. Get one of each to ensure the happiest Hanukkah for your entire family! 1. Jewish Jewelry Jewish jewelry is the most classic and meaningful Hanukkah gift for a spouse, child, grandchild, or any other close loved one. For a […]

 

hello All Your Menorah Lighting Questions, Answered

Nov 18, 2021  |  By Evelina G
Hanukkah Menorah

Hanukkah is coming, and Jews all over the world will be lighting their Hanukkah menorahs, or hanukkiahs, for eight nights in a row starting with the evening of Sunday, November 28. Lighting the 9-branched menorah is Hanukkah’s most central and iconic ritual; due to this importance, a number of specifications and traditions have developed regarding what a menorah should look like, and how and when we light it. Here is […]

 

hello Why Do Jews Light Candles?

Nov 17, 2021  |  By Evelina G

The Importance of Candlelighting in Judaism Candles hold a huge part in Jewish tradition, and every shabbat and holiday is ushered in by their lighting. Learn more about this beautiful custom, where it comes from, and the spiritual meaning of candles. Background It all began with shabbat. The Torah forbids Jews from lighting fires on shabbat – but, the Sages of the Talmud ruled that we can use fires lit […]