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The clothing of Jewish prayer.
Beliefs & Practices, Clothing & Appearance
From challah covers to yahrzeit candles, what they are used for, how they look and where you can find them.
Beliefs & Practices, Clothing & Appearance, Pray, Study
Tefillin are reminders of God's laws.
The texts and practices of prayer, while broadly common to all Jewish communities, vary according to local customs, ethnic origins, and ideologies.
Beliefs & Practices, Bible, Jewish Texts
Written by hand, a sefer Torah is produced according to strict specifications.
Bible, Jewish Texts, Shavuot, Study
The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
Clothing & Appearance, FAQ, Pray
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A step-by-step guide to putting on tefillin to pray in the morning.
Celebrate, More Holidays, Tisha B'Av
Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.
Koufax’s refusal to play on the Day of Atonement, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, became a major point of pride for American Jews, who saw that it was possible to live in two cultures at once.