Star of David: Meaning, history and tradition

The most popular Jewish symbol, Star of David, has no references in the bible, yet it is the symbol of Judaism and Israel. How did it happen that a hexagram star became such a hit and does it have special powers? We are about to discover it together! Star of David, also known as Magen […]

What is a Mezuzah? How do you hang it? Mezuzah 101

Your home is your sanctuary, or at least that’s what they say. The Mezuzah, in Jewish homes is part of sanctifying a home, the family dwelling in it and expressing observance of Jewish Mitzvot and customs. It is a symbol to the Covenant and commitment to create a Jewish home, keeping God’s laws lovingly and […]

Kippah or Yarmulke: Meaning and Styles

Kippah, or in its Yiddish name, Yarmulke, is probably the most apparent indicator to a man’s Judaism.  It is a round head covering worn by Jewish men to demonstrate their Jewish roots and importance of Jewish traditions. The act of wearing head covering as sign of respect and reverence to God dates back to biblical […]