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GET AN EYEFUL

What is the meaning of an evil eye? Why do we wear it in jewelry? Continue reading

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“MADE” OF HONOR!

A perfect gift for the single people in your life– silver bracelets that say, “looking for a ………..guy!” Continue reading

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“HANDS-ON” PROTECTION

What is the meaning of the hand or hamsa? Does it provide protection? Continue reading

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Charmed I am Sure!

Today, a charm-bracelet is a standard piece of jewelry for women everywhere. The “charms” may be pretty tame stuff—a tiny golden poodle, a stiletto shoe, maybe a cute mini-cupcake. But the origin of the charm-bracelet, and the wearing of charms, … Continue reading

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Star Gazing

As you know, people of the Mediterranean and the Middle East have been using traditional jewelry to ward off the “evil” eye and bring them good luck for…well, for as many generations as the pomegranate has seeds. These amulets and … Continue reading

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Let’s Lighten Up for Purim

At first glance, the Jewish calendar seems to be strewn with solemn sacred occasions.  Many holidays do command reverence in its most solemn forms, such as atonement. Then there’s Purim. Traditions vary, depending upon where in the Jewish world you … Continue reading

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…OF LUPERCALIA AND LOVE

We’ve all heard of the “Aha!” moment – when you have a realization. We’re having that, plus an “Ahava” moment about Valentine’s Day, and February in general. In case you don’t know, “Ahava” means “love” in Hebrew, and idea celebrated … Continue reading

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613 REASONS TO LOVE POMEGRANATES

  613 REASONS TO LOVE POMEGRANATES   …and scientists and nutritionists are discovering more every day. Modern health care is all a-buzz over this succulent ancient fruit. Many studies are underway, and current evidence suggests that pomegranates are packed with … Continue reading

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Heart Matters– Valentine’s Day

Woman of Valor for Valentine’s Day February 14 is Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year for lovers. But what if you’re not crushing on anyone special at the moment? This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to think … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A STAR OF DAVID?

Well, what is it exactly?  In Hebrew a Star of David is called a Magen David, a shield of David, not a star at all.  I find it very interesting, and will slowly try to map out the history.  Lets start … Continue reading

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