Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah

Simchat Torah – Facts About the Scroll   Simchat Torah is the festival that celebrates, our two-spindled scroll that offers the world a plan for living an ethical life. In fact that’s why we have two spindles to secure the Torah. The spindles remind us that there...
Breast Cancer Survivor

Breast Cancer Survivor

Ruth Mosko Handler – Jewish Mother, Creator of the Barbie Doll and Breast Cancer Survivor Whose Invention Helped Survivors Worldwide   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great part of that awareness comes from none other than the Barbie doll.  Barbie...
Kol Nidre

Kol Nidre

Yom  Kippur Begins with Kol Nidre (in English and Italian) “Kol Nidre,” These are  Aramaic words that begin a Jewish ritual that we Jews have done for 1,000 (one thousand) years.   Kol Nidre sono  le parole aramaiche con le quali comincia un ritulale ebraico che noi...
Sukkot

Sukkot

Symbols of Sukkot The October Holiday That Binds Jews Together My daughter, Rosie called Purim, “Jewish Halloween,” and she called Sukkot, “Jewish camping.”  And building the sukkah, eating in it and sometimes even sleeping in it is really like...

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