Everything You Need To Know About Simchat Torah 2021

Sep 27, 2021  |  By Rachel Feldman

Simchat Torah (literally “the Joys of the Torah,” in Hebrew) is a jovial fall Jewish holiday filled with lots of singing, dancing, and joy, making it a favorite among children and adults alike. This year, Simchat Torah begins at sundown on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 and will be celebrated throughout the next day as well.  One thing that sets Simchat Torah apart from other celebrations like Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah, and […]

 

Back to School 2021: Jewish Quotes That Will Inspire Your Kids

Aug 24, 2021  |  By Abby S

It’s back to school time, which means parents are rushing to buy school supplies, ensure their kids are registered and ready, and to get the family back into the routine of waking up early, packing lunches, and doing homework. While the Tanakh and Talmud don’t have much to say about the stress of back to school shopping, these texts and many famous rabbis do have plenty of wisdom to share […]

 

High Holiday Prep: Elul 101

Aug 11, 2021  |  By Abby S

The High Holidays (Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur) are a spiritual high during the Jewish year. Between atoning for our misdeeds, apologizing to those we have wronged, and asking God to write our names in the Book of Life for the upcoming year… it’s intense! Some rabbis have compared the High Holidays to a job interview. You can’t just walk into a job interview without any preparation. In order to […]