Photo of a Living Star of David in Israel

I found this living Star of David for Israeli Independence Day at I Heart Israel on Facebook. Pretty amazing, isn’t it: Living Star of David Linked for Wordless Wednesday.  

Yom HaShoah in Israel – Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day was this past week from sunset Sunday (April 7) for 24 hours. I found this photo of Yom HaShoah in Israel on Jews News on Facebook with the instruction: Please share this incredible photo… Yom HaShoah in Israel  

Sukkah in Marrakesh

We were visiting Morocco during Sukkot yet I was still surprised to find a Sukkah in Marrakesh. In it simplest form, a sukkah is aa temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. We knew there is a small, active Jewish community in Marrakesh. There is a synagogue in the old Jewish Quarter […]

Lost Jewish Belief in the Healing Power of Crystals and Gemstones

A guest post by Darren Stein. I have always been puzzled by the sudden explosion of New Age retailers selling everything from Native American dream catchers to statues of the Buddha.  In particular, I was intrigued by the booming sales of semi-precious stones which they claim possess various abilities and resonances relating to physical and psychological […]

Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe

A chocolate toffee matzo recipe that is simple and delicious – what a special Passover treat! Especially for me, a believer that everything tastes better covered in chocolate. Matzo is no exception. Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe Contributed by Jennifer Hazen Ingredients 1 box matzo (15 pieces) 1 cup (2 sticks) butter (for Parve, use margarine) […]