Tallit Expert Sharona Lomberg: “No she can’t – Yes she can … No she can’t – Yes she can, Yes she can, Yes she can, Yes she Can!”

It almost sounds like to be or not to be… that’s the question. Photo: Courtesy of Pardes Designs I remember the first time I visited a Reform temple, I couldn’t believe my eyes!  There were women and men actually sitting next to each other during the service. I was shocked.  Something was wrong with this […]

Vegetarian Passover Menu by The Israel Bites

Clueless what to cook this Passover? How about an entire vegetarian menu! Jazzie Morgan of The Israel Bites was so kind to put a lovely menu together for our readers. Make sure to follow her on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date on the Israeli restaurant scene and navigating the Middle East having […]

35+ Artistic Hostess Gifts For Passover Everyone Will Love!

*Product list can be found below. Anyone can bring fresh flowers, and chances are very high someone will, but how about getting your Passover host something artistic this year? How about an original watercolour painting or a high quality floral art print created by Rachelle or Britt? They will certainly brighten up anyone’s home! Wouldn’t […]

40 + Seder Plates to fall in LOVE with!

Photo: Courtesy of Armadillo Judaica Lovers One of our favourite holidays to celebrate is … Passover! With Passover around the corner, it’s time to shop for something new. How about a beautiful Seder plate? If you ask us, you can never have too many Judaica items in your collection. Living outside of Israel, we have […]

15 + Matzah Covers & Afikoman Bags

Don’t you just love setting your Passover table? It’s one of the holidays we get most excited about. Mainly because we get to cook for a group of people and host them for a few hours. We simply love celebrating holidays in a communal setting. It can be in the form of a buffet, a […]

Meet The Ketubah Artist: Judith Joseph of Judith Joseph Studio

Photo: Courtesy of Judith Joseph Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in a very Jewish home.  My father called us “non-observant Orthodox” because we knew the rules but didn’t necessarily follow them.  My parents were intellectually curious, and conversation at home was nerdy:  Judaism, history, […]

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

Photo: Courtesy of Judaica in the Spotlight Table Runner created by Yael Harris Resnick Table Linen created by Linen Home Décor  Judaism uses a Hebrew calendar that lists all the Jewish Holidays of the Jewish year. A Jewish calendar has Hebrew calendar months blended into our everyday calendar and has twelve months as well. The […]