Meet the Rabbi: Jamie Serber

Photo: Courtesy of Rabbi Jamie Serber Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I graduated from the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) in 2017 and just launched my own independent rabbinate. My rabbinate is a holistic one that approaches Jewish practice with an open mind and heart while still giving a nod to […]

18 Artistic Shabbat Candle Lighting Blessings You Will Love!

Lighting Shabbat candles is a very special and meaningful tradition in our beautiful culture. A very spiritual experience we would not want to miss in our lives. Being able to continue this sacred tradition truly is a blessing. Speaking about blessings; how about displaying an artistic candle lighting blessing next to your Shabbat candleholders? You […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]