Shavuot

Shavuot Activities for Kids

Shavuot is the Jewish holiday commemorating the anniversary of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments. This post is a collection of Shavuot activities for kids. Shavuot is a spring holiday that usually takes place in May. It is celebrated exactly fifty days after the first Passover seder. Traditionally, it is celebrated with a dairy meal and… Continue reading Shavuot Activities for Kids

Dreidel Printable Header
Hanukkah, Printables

How to Play Dreidel Printable

What is a dreidel? A dreidel is a four-sided top used in a game played during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Each side has a Hebrew letter: nun, gimel, hey, and shin. What do the letters on the dreidel mean? The letters stand for the phrase "nes gadol haya sham". It means "a great miracle happened… Continue reading How to Play Dreidel Printable

Hanukkah Small Business
Hanukkah, Shopping

Hanukkah Gifts from Small Businesses

Nothing makes me happier than supporting small Jewish businesses.  There’s that phrase that “When you buy from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance.”  Well, it’s time to make some people dance.  While I appreciate that there is more and more Hanukkah merchandise showing up in the Target Dollar Spot, that… Continue reading Hanukkah Gifts from Small Businesses

Jewish Kids from Scratch

Torah: The Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z47POo2k4oI The Torah is the foundation of our Jewish beliefs and religious practice. It is sometimes known as the Old Testament, but that is a Christian term, we call it the Torah. It is part of the Jewish Bible. The Jewish Bible contains some other books as well. The Torah contains the five Books of… Continue reading Torah: The Basics