Holiday Gifts for the Home

Mezuzah Necklace Keeps You Close to God

While a mezuzah is traditionally placed in the doorway of a Jewish household, a mezuzah necklace offers protection wherever you go. Mezuzah charms are a recent trend and come in a variety of styles … [Read More...]

Children’s Haggadah to Enhance the Family Passover Experience

A children's Haggadah can be an excellent accompaniment to any seder, thus allowing for a shorter rendition of the important Jewish Passover traditions. A Haggadah for kids keeps them entertained … [Read More...]

Selecting a Colorful and Modern Seder Plate

A modern seder plate can add some color and fun to your Pesach meal. Contemporary seder plates incorporate all the Passover traditions. While it is not traditional to bring Passover gifts to a seder, … [Read More...]

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Jewish Recipes

Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe for Passover

How did I grow up without ever discovering this chocolate toffee matzo recipe? As a firm believer that everything tastes better dipped in smooth chocolatey goodness, it is no surprise that I love … [Read More...]

Quick and Easy Fluffy Matzo Ball Recipe

It was always an on-going debate, what makes the perfect matzo ball recipe?  Should the balls be small and hard, or big, soft and fluffy?  Personally, I like them soft, the way my grandmother used to … [Read More...]

Make Your Own Matzo with this Easy Matzo Recipe

Making matzo is easy.  After all, one of the reasons we eat Matzo on Passover is to remind ourselves of the rush of the exodus in which our ancestors carried with them only simple dough that didn’t … [Read More...]

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Travel to Destinations with Jewish History

Visiting a Jewish Cemetery and Jewish Synagogue in Marrakesh Morocco

Jewish life still exists in Morocco. Although it is estimated that there are only 2500 Jews in the country, Morocco has the largest Jewish population in the Arab world. If you know where to look, you … [Read More...]

The Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague, Czech Republic

The old Jewish cemetery in Prague Czech Republic has an estimated 12,000 visible tombstones, with up to 100,000 burials. The cemetery was active from the early 1400s until 1786, with the oldest marker … [Read More...]

Sobering Photos of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site

There are no words to describe the feeling as we walked through the former grounds of the Dachau Concentration Camp, now a memorial site. Devastating, terrifying, and horrific it is now a place of … [Read More...]

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