8 Most Interesting Facts about Hanukkah

1 The Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, is a central holiday in Jewish tradition, but most surprisingly not mentioned or originating in the bible. Its significance is derived from its history. The year is 165 B.C.E., the Syrian tyrant Antiochus Epiphanes won control over Jerusalem, abolished Judaism, and outlawed the observance of Shabbat and Jewish holidays. […]

Tree of Life: Etz Ha’chayim

At first glance it is a beautiful green tree, standing firm and gives shade to anyone in need. A closer look will learn the symbolism and connection of this beautiful tree to our Torah and of course, Garden of Eden.Tree of life adorns many Judaica pieces and Jewish necklaces; it can be in the form […]

Decorate the Sukkah: 5 Amazing DIY decorations

Only 5 days after Yom Kippur, we commemorate the joyous holiday of Sukkot, or Sukkos! One of the things both adults and children look forward to is building and decorating the Sukkah. For children it is their opportunity to build their dreamy fortress and decorate it as they wish, get their hands dirty with mommy’s […]