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The Holineas Behind the Challah Braid

Challah, the traditional Jewish braided bread consumed on Shabbat or High Holidays, is heavenly literally in taste and in texture, but also figuratively in the holiness of its special mitzvah. 728 more words


L'Shanah Tova! (Happy Jewish New Year)

Tonight the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) begins. There are many special customs for this particular holiday. We eat special foods, send holiday cards, blow the shofar (a Ram’s horn), and more. 134 more words

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A Tale of Two Rabbis

A Rabbi Ben Mystery, #3

Marvin J. Wolf

Atenna Books, September 7, 2017

Epub ARC, 416 Pages

Also available in Kindle, paperback

Genre(s) Mystery

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My Journey Through Israel

My three-week journey to Israel was spawned by the need for connection, the desire to understand, and the hesitation towards adulthood. I embarked on my trip across the world to a Chabad Baal Teshuva seminary in Jerusalem. 186 more words

Why is Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, in September?

The Jewish new year, known as Rosh Hashanah, begins today with celebrations taking place all over the world.

This year, Rosh Hashanah starts on September 20 and ends two days later, but why does the Jewish new year take place now? 569 more words


The Great Evil

The letter ‘J’ stands for Jewish on identity cards like the one below.  It was a death sentence for untold number of Jewish people during World War 2.   88 more words


Day 45/6: St Kilda

You might have noticed that I didn’t post a daily blog yesterday (just the award post), that’s because I didn’t do enough to warrant a standalone post. 570 more words

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