10 Yiddish Words You Have To Know

Shop: WordPlayGifts Photo: Courtesy of Etsy Growing up in Europe, I was always surrounded by European Jewish culture. While I was still at university, I once found myself standing in the linguistics department’s library waiting for a friend to finish one of their classes. Browsing through some of the oldest books our alma mater had […]

Meet the Textile Artist: Miriam Cocker

Photo: Courtesy of Miriam Cocker Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I come from a very creative family. My mum moonlights as a print maker and textile artist, my dad is a nature writer and my sister is a ceramic artist and designer. We were both encouraged from a really young […]

Meet the Artist: Dion Futerman

Photo: Courtesy of Dion Futerman Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. South African/Israeli artist, born 1955, Pretoria, South Africa. Lived and educated at Jewish Day Schools, in Pretoria and Durban. Lived in Cape Town, and then Ra’anana Israel for a short period becoming an Israeli citizen. Returned to Africa and Cape […]

*Product Review*: Nireh Or Calendar 5781

Photo: Courtesy of Nireh Or Going through the Jewish year has never been lovelier! The beautiful Nireh Or Calendar you can admire above has been created by two tremendously talented and very inspiring women, artist Lizzie Sivitz and Rabbi Hayley Goldstein. Lizzie’s designs are in perfect harmony with Rabbi Hayley’s inspiring commentary. Their love for […]

18 Rosh Hashanah Dresses You Will Love!

Shop: Guntina Photos: Courtesy of ETSY The High Holidays are a very special time in the Jewish calendar. It is a time of self-reflection, prayer, soul-searching, and getting together with people you care about deeply. Welcoming the New Year is also a wonderful opportunity to spoil yourself with a new dress. It doesn’t matter if […]

The Ultimate Rosh Hashanah Gift List: 100 + Presents You Will Love!

Are you invited to Rosh Hashanah dinner this year and clueless about what to bring as a present? If you do not want to bring chocolates, a bottle of wine, or a bouquet of flowers, you came to the right place! When we are invited to someone’s home, and we know them very well, we […]