Cute Baby Highland Cattle Calves
When thinking about adorable little furballs we might imagine a kitty, a fox or even a panda. There is, however, a breed of cows whose babies are as adorable and as heart-melting as the charming creatures mentioned above. Introducing Highland cattle.
What I'm Doing During Sukkot
I hope everyone's Sukkot is off to a great start! Ours started with a congregational gathering that was lovely, and building our sukkah (I'll share pictures later). Today's weather has been rain, which is a great reminder of how temporal a sukkah and indeed, our existence is since ours isn't waterproof! Hopefully it dries out soon. Our culture's holidays are all one day and that's what most of us think of when we think of Scriptural based celebrations. A lot of building up to the big day and…
Hebrew Holiday Dates 2019 + Printable
Sharing the dates for the Hebrew holidays for 2019! To be sure you make note of them, grab the printable with the dates and stick it on your fridge or in your planner. Get the dates put on your calendar and be intentional about taking off work and freeing yourself up during these times so you can take part in the set apart times that YHWH has for us. Once again, I am giving you two sets of dates. My aim is not to convince you of the correctness of one calendar over another but to encourage…
A Guide for the First-Time Shabbat Guest
Making guests feel comfortable is my primary goal at any dinner party I host. On Shabbat, that can be a little tricky. On top of the typical considerations — things like food allergies and guest compatibility — there is just a lot of stuff that happens during Shabbat dinner that can be confusing to people who have not experienced it before. Of course, every Shabbat dinner is a little different. Some folks are very traditional and follow all the rules; others, not so much.
What is Havdalah? - 18Doors
A beautiful ceremony marks the end of Shabbat on Saturday evening. This ending ritual is called Havdalah, which means separation or distinction in Hebrew. Just as candles, wine and challah are blessed to begin Shabbat, a braided candle, wine and spices mark the end of Shabbat. This ritual emphasizes the difference between holy time and […]
The Meaning of Yom Teruah
Ever wondered about Yom Teruah? It is the set apart time of YHWH that lands on the first day of Scripture's seventh month. It translates something like Day of Sounding or Day of Awakening Blasts. You've probably heard it called the Feast of Trumpets, which is a pretty good name but it doesn't quite describe the full meaning of the word. Let's delve a little more into the meaning of 'teruah' to get a better idea of what this set apart time of YHWH is. If we read Scripture in Hebrew, 'teruah'…
Photo: Mezuzah On The Door Of A Kosher Japanese Restaurant
Forwarded to me by a friend I looked around and also found the world's largest mezuzah: Director of the International exhibition of calligraphy Mr Alexey Shaburov came back from the Promised Land and brought a marvelous news: a unique artifact will beautify the museum’s collection. The rare art piece is the World's largest Mezuzah created by a famous Hebrew calligrapher Avraham Borshevsky. The biggest Mezuzah was recognized a national chef-d’oeuvre by spiritual authorities and leading…
Flower Teddy Bear (Save 50% - Order Today)
Description: This Rose Flower Teddy Bear is the best choice for the perfect gift. It is completely handmade with soft roses that contour a rich romantic look. This teddy is a gentle reminder to your loved one about your strong emotions wherever it is placed, at home or the office. These bears come in different color variants of your choice, each of them crafted with care gluing each petal individually. Highlights: Natural petal texture and folds, rich and thick making them vivid The bottom…
Needle felted Jewish mouse | Etsy
This little mouse is wearing a yarmulke, tallit and carrying the Torah. He stands about five inches high and has a very wise face. He is needle felted by hand using 100% marino wool. He has a wire armature and so is gently posable. Please feel free to message me with any special requests.