Judaica For Home and Body (Artwork, books, recipes and more)
Do real men wear aprons? Sounds like I am starting a joke, but actually it is just a question. Hubby just had a birthday and picked out his own gift – a shiny new stainless steel BBQ. (We need the stainless as the last one rusted through – a small price to pay to see […]
A beautiful Jewish Tombstone This beautiful artwork is a photograph of a stunning Jewish Tombstone by photographer Terry Shuck. What an amazing piece of art, so different from traditional Star of David found on so typically on a Jewish Tombstone. Who would have thought I would ever call a tombstone “beautiful.” Submitted for Wordless Wednesday.
I never expected a story animated in sand to so completely grab a hold of my emotions. I had never even heard of sand animation before watching “You are always nearby” by Kseniya Simonova. It is a powerful, captivating and mesmerizing story of a young couple who were separated by WWII. This sand animation is […]
This is an 1844 print featuring Moses and the Ten Commandments. I am always impressed by artists who can draw like this. Happy Wordless Wednesday! Submitted for Wordless Wednesday.
A Mezuzah in Morocco. It’s not really as random as it sounds. I took this shot just outside a synagogue in Marrakesh, Morocco. A mezuzah is a piece of parchment (often contained in a decorative case) inscribed with specified Hebrew verses from the Torah, and often hung at the door of Jewish family. Mezuzah in […]
As we travel, we encounter some interesting Jewish decor, like this tile containing a Chai on the street in Toledo Spain: We carry Lonely Planet Spain. Submitted for Wordless Wednesday.
Last week when I featured the Sukkah in Marrakesh you asked for more. The Sukkah was in this courtyard just outside of a small Jewish synagogue in Marrakesh. The curtains surrounding much of the courtyard offer some privacy for the Jewish people who live in this tiny, close knit community. From the main road, there was […]
I am always fascinated with the narrow streets and balconies of the old Jewish Quarters in different medieval towns. the Interesting old Jewish Quarter of Bisbal D’Emporda, Spain was no exception. The maze like streets offered us a challenge, but thankfully we had a map to find our way. I did find the Pentecost to […]
Written across the wall of the cave were the following hieroglyphics symbols: It was considered a unique find and the writings were said to be at least 3000 years old! The piece of stone was removed, brought to the museum, and archaeologists from around the world came to study the ancient symbols. They held a […]
Two quick Hanukkah jokes for Silly Sunday and a great Quote from Golda Meir: Denominations A woman goes to the post office to buy stamps for her Hanukkah cards. She says to the clerk, “May I have 50 Hanukkah stamps?” The clerk says, “What denomination?” The woman says, “Oh my God. Has it come to […]
The topic of male circumcision is serious, however this group found a fun and humorous way to express their views. Let’s call it a bit of Mohels humor that is too funny not to share. It’s a parody of Royals, the hit by New Zealand superstar teen Lorde. Mohels by Kol Ish (The Bris Anthem) […]
Coffee Joke A man and his wife were having an argument about who should brew the coffee each morning. The wife said, “You should do it, because you get up first, and then we don’t have to wait as long to get our coffee”. The husband said, ” You are in charge of the cooking […]