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  • Tallit, what’s the point?

    Have you ever asked yourself the question? What am I doing and why am I doing it? Why only in the morning,what’s with this whole blue thread thing, and, in general, how relevant is it in my everyday life? There are many answers, some better than others, and they go something like this,  “I do [...] Continue Reading
  • How to Choose a Tallit?

    Mazal tov!! If you're thinking about buying a new tallit, that means you have an up-coming simcha or you're looking to hiddur mitzvah (enhancing the aesthetic of a particular mitzvah, i.e. purchasing a new and beautiful tallit!) How do I find the right tallit? Judaica stores or online shopping might have you feeling confused by [...] Continue Reading
  • Pesach – How To Keep Tradition?

    That's right. Passover is coming.... Congratulations, Jews. Well over 3000 years and this whole Pesach craze is still going strong. How? How do we keep tradition going and how relevant is it for us that we do? An answer can be gleaned from an exceptional Midrash. What got us out of Egypt and why does [...] Continue Reading
  • Judaica- What is That?

    In Latin, it literally means Jewish matters. Most often referring to a variety of objects used for ritual purpose in Jewish life and/or Jewish ceremonial art. Including, but definitely not limited to: Mezuzah A mezuzah (Hebrew: מְזוּזָה "doorpost"; plural: מְזוּזוֹת mezuzot) comprises a piece of parchment called a klaf contained in a decorative case and inscribed with specific [...] Continue Reading