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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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What is a Jewish Mama?

What is a Jewish Mother? Continue reading

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Purim: More Than a Chick Thing

We think that it’s no coincidence that Purim falls in March, which is National Women’s Month. Purim always calls for the reading of the Book of Esther, the woman who embodies Jewish resistance to annihilation. That’s what we call girl-power, … Continue reading

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Do you wear green on St. Patty’s Day?

Do you wear green on St. Patrick’s Day even though you aren’t Irish?  We did, actually still do.  It always was fun in this Jewish household growing up having a “green day.”  We would start the day out with green … 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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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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