hello The Special Power of Jewish Blessings

Nov 14, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Blessings – short prayers known as brachot in Hebrew – are a simple yet powerful, ancient Jewish tradition that allows us to add holiness to our daily lives. Judaism gives us countless opportunities to express gratitude for both the everyday and the extraordinary, with these timeless blessings that are more than mere words – they open a spiritual portal to connection with the Divine. These words often come from Tanakh […]

 

hello The Seven-Branched Menorah, Explained

Nov 07, 2021  |  By Evelina G

You’re probably familiar with the 9-branched menorah used on Hanukkah, which has historically been made using various shapes and materials, but did you know there is another, even older and more traditional type of menorah? That would be the 7-branched menorah – inspired by the iconic candelabra that was described in the Hebrew Bible and used by Moses in the Tabernacle, and was later lit daily in the Holy Temple […]

 

hello Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Hanukkah Games and Activities

Nov 02, 2021  |  By Evelina G

Hanukkah is coming, which means it’s time to plan fun activities for your kids to keep them happy and entertained all eight nights! We’re bringing you our favorite Hanukkah games and activities that are fun for the whole family. Build Jewish pride and holiday joy in your little ones in creative, interactive ways that will build memories for years to come! 1. Dreidel Of course, we have to start off […]