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Torah: The Basics

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 Moses:… Continue reading Torah: The Basics

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Hanukkah Pajamas Round-Up 2019

I love getting special matching Hanukkah pajamas for my kids every year, but they're often hard to find.  Here are the sets that I've found that come in multiple matching sizes.  I hope to add to the list as the season gets closer.  I'd also recommend keeping on eye on Zulily, they have ever changing stock,… Continue reading Hanukkah Pajamas Round-Up 2019

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Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It is a time of celebration and reflection.  I’m here to give you all the basics, so that you can feel all caught up on the holiday and know how to respond when someone says “Shana Tova”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duISVG_SoiI&t=46s . What is it? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

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High Holidays with a Baby

The high holidays are a time to celebrate and reflect which can be hard to do or nearly impossible when you have a baby. Whether you are able to bring your baby to services this year or if you’ll have to sit this one out. Hopefully using a couple of my tips and tricks your… Continue reading High Holidays with a Baby