Tag: Judaism

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Hasidic Garb

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Hasidic Garb

When you think of a Hasid, you think of someone with sidelocks, black hat, and a long black coat. But did you ever realize that there are many different variations of Hasidim? They all wear different kind of hats and some wear long coats, others […]

The Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer

The Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer

Today is the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer. If you live near Jewish communities, you might have seen bonfires, parades and hear lots of music. We are celebrating the Jahrzeit (anniversary of death) of the biblical sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the author of the Zohar, the holy book […]

My prayer for the 8th night of Hannukah

My prayer for the 8th night of Hannukah

It’s the 8th night of Hannukah. It’s written in our holy books that on the last night, you can ask G-d for anything you need. It’s an auspicious time for prayer and prayer requests. I am sitting by the menorah, together with my husband and […]

Thursday tidbits: Why do Hasidic Jews bring their own food?

Thursday tidbits: Why do Hasidic Jews bring their own food?

Every Thursday I share an interesting tidbit that you might not have known about Ultra-Orthodox Judaism on my FB page. Since not everyone follows me on there, I thought I’ll start sharing them here too! Remember that there are many kinds of Jews and I […]