What You Should Know About Mishnah

The book known as the Mishnah (or Mishna) is considered the “Oral Torah” and is the first primary written redaction of the oral traditions of the Jews. The term “Mishnah” refers to a systematically ordered way of teaching, organized by subject matter and reinforced by...

What You Should Know About Mishnah

The book known as the Mishnah (or Mishna) is considered the “Oral Torah” and is the first primary written redaction of the oral traditions of the Jews. The term “Mishnah” refers to a systematically ordered way of teaching, organized by subject matter and reinforced by...

What You Should Know About Mishnah

The book known as the Mishnah (or Mishna) is considered the “Oral Torah” and is the first primary written redaction of the oral traditions of the Jews. The term “Mishnah” refers to a systematically ordered way of teaching, organized by subject matter and reinforced by...

Things You Should Know About Planning Your Event with Kosher Food

Things You Should Know About Planning Your Event with Kosher Food

One of the most important parts of any celebration is the food. And if you’re talking about a bar or bat mitzvah, then you’re talking about kosher food. But beware - kosher means different things to different people. If you’re having a small celebration with family...

What to Do When Hiring a DJ For A Mitzvah

What to Do When Hiring a DJ For A Mitzvah

If you are planning an event such as a bat or bar mitzvah, wedding, etc., you may decide to hire a DJ for the event, like many other people. The effect of hiring entertainment for your event can be electric, and whatever you are planning will take on a whole level of...

The Power of the Shema Prayer

The Power of the Shema Prayer

Judaism is one of the world’s foremost religions. It is a deep and complex faith filled with mysteries and rich with history. You'll find a variety of prayers offered to God by the Jewish people. Of all the different prayers spoken in solemnity, the Shema Prayer holds...

The Meaning Behind “ Mazel Tov ”

The Meaning Behind “ Mazel Tov ”

"Mazel tov" is one of the more familiar Jewish phrases that has been adopted in America. But unless you attended Hebrew School, do you have any idea what it means? Often confused for a toast, "mazel tov" is an upbeat way to wish someone congratulations or good luck....

The Jewish Celebration of Hanukkah

The Jewish Celebration of Hanukkah

The Jewish people have several celebrations every year, but perhaps the best known is Hanukkah or The Festival of Lights. This celebration honors the dedication, or rather rededication, of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in ancient times. During that era, the Maccabean...

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What You Should Know About Mishnah

The book known as the Mishnah (or Mishna) is considered the “Oral Torah” and is the first primary written redaction of the oral traditions of the Jews. The term “Mishnah” refers to a systematically ordered way of teaching, organized by subject matter and reinforced by...

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The Meaning Behind “ Mazel Tov ”

"Mazel tov" is one of the more familiar Jewish phrases that has been adopted in America. But unless you attended Hebrew School, do you have any idea what it means? Often confused for a toast, "mazel tov" is an upbeat way to wish someone congratulations or good luck....

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What You Should Know About Mishnah

The book known as the Mishnah (or Mishna) is considered the “Oral Torah” and is the first primary written redaction of the oral traditions of the Jews. The term “Mishnah” refers to a systematically ordered way of teaching, organized by subject matter and reinforced by...

read more

The Power of the Shema Prayer

Judaism is one of the world’s foremost religions. It is a deep and complex faith filled with mysteries and rich with history. You'll find a variety of prayers offered to God by the Jewish people. Of all the different prayers spoken in solemnity, the Shema Prayer holds...

read more

The Meaning Behind “ Mazel Tov ”

"Mazel tov" is one of the more familiar Jewish phrases that has been adopted in America. But unless you attended Hebrew School, do you have any idea what it means? Often confused for a toast, "mazel tov" is an upbeat way to wish someone congratulations or good luck....

read more