Maybe, just maybe, the East Coast is coming out of winter. Yesterday, I had to wear a sweatshirt to work and I was still cold. Today though, not too shabby Mr. Sun. Not too shabby.
The Holocaust can be difficult enough to discuss with adults. But what do you do when your kid asks you about it? How do you approach the subject?
Tattoos really aren’t my thing. Sure they look good now, but when you are old and flabby, I just can’t imagine you’re going to look classy. But never mind me. What does Jewish law have to say about it?
So you’re pregnant (congratulations!). But why wait until the bris or the brit bat in order to have a Jewish ceremony? There are some Jewish things you can do to honor your new pregnancy RIGHT NOW.
Israeli breakfasts are like lunch but at 9 in the morning. Maybe the greatest thing ever invented.
Holiness is something that is discussed often in religion. But according to Judaism, what does the term even mean?
Finally, Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers, begins on Sunday night.
That’s it. That’s all. Get out of here.
Pronounced: briss, Origin: Yiddish, Jewish circumcision ceremony for an 8-day-old boy, marking the covenant between God and the Jews. This term is short (and uses the Yiddish pronunciation) for brit milah, which means covenant of circumcision.
Pronounced: breet BAHT, Origin: Hebrew, literally “daughter’s covenant,” this is a Jewish naming ceremony, or welcoming ceremony, for a newborn girl.