Meet the Travel Designer & Event Manager: Irit Levy of The Jewish Life Experience

Photo: Courtesy of The Jewish Life Experience Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am the daughter of an Israeli couple and was born and raised in Milan. On holidays in Israel, at the age of 23 I met my husband, a Roman Jew. I finished my studies at the Accademia […]

An introduction to Shavuot from a Reform perspective by Rabbi Andrea Frank

In April, the holiday of Passover is celebrated around the table in many homes around the world. Passover 2020 will always be about how technology connected many families to conduct their Seder together online during a pandemic; the Passover story continued to be read and remembered. When we think of Passover, we think of The […]

Meet the Artists: Elena & Genu Berlo of OnceUponaPaper™

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  We are Elena & Genu, the creators of OnceUponaPaper™, a husband and wife team with a mutual passion for art, painting, printmaking and illustration. We both studied Architecture in Bucharest and continued with art education at FIT in New York City. After a decade of […]

100 + Papercut Templates We Love This Month!

At Judaica in the Spotlight, we enjoy trying new things. Especially, when it comes to art. There is just so much to discover! The perfect example is papercutting. Did you know that papercut art has been around for thousands of years? There is something very meditative to it. Practicing it requires your full concentration, otherwise […]

Meet the Founder: Ruchama Safrai of ADRA

Photo: Courtesy of Ruchama Safrai Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am an experienced stay-at-home-mom, with 3 children over 5 years. My everything and anything revolves around them. For the first 2 years of being SAHM, I worked from home as a professional, but the pressure of deadlines and the […]