Browsing: Shabbat

Jewish fast days, known as a “ta’ana,” play a significant role in the Jewish calendar, serving as occasions for reflection, repentance, and spiritual introspection, each with…

Tefillin are a pair of black leather boxes containing verses from the Torah, which are bound to the arm and forehead with leather straps during morning…

Covering the bread at the first two meals of Shabbat is a universal custom within Judaism, carrying a symbolic significance deeply rooted in the reverence for…

While the process and meaning of Havdalah—’separation’, the process of formally ending Shabbat— can be traced to Jewish oral-law, the specific details and sources of Havdalah…

Havdalah, the cherished Jewish ceremony marking the end of the Sabbath and the transition into the new week, is a time-honored tradition filled with symbolism, prayers,…

Jewish holidays, whether it’s a Shabbat challah or Passover matzah can be tough for someone with Celiac disease or who is otherwise gluten free. This oat-flour…