JEWISH PRACTICE

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Two braided challahs, stacked in a x shape, with sesame topping

Challah: a Step-by-Step Guide

Galit Distel holding Israeli flag in front of a crowd

Speech by Israeli Knesset Member Galit Distel

IDF soldiers holding up green Tzitzit

The Mitzvah of Tzitzit

Table with all different types of bread spread out

Living Emunah Vol. 5

Man saying shema while wearing Tefillin painting

Living Emunah Vol. 5

Girl saying Shema before going to sleep with the words in Hebrew above her

Kriat Sh’ema Al Hamita – Part 2

Girl saying Shema before going to sleep with the words in Hebrew above her

Kriat Sh’ema Al Hamita – Part 1

Girl saying Shema before going to sleep with the words in Hebrew above her

Bedtime Countdown

Girl saying Shema before going to sleep with the words in Hebrew above her

Introduction to Kriyat Shema al Ha’Mita

Artwork of the Beit Hamikdash standing tall among the hills of Jerusalem

Sanctify Yourselves and Be Holy

White flowers on a green stem

Laws of Blessings: Fragrances

View of Mountains as the sun is rising with a colorful sky

Natural Phenomena: Special brachot said on the wonders of creation.

Wicker basket full of different types of bread

Birkat Hamazon – Part 1

Table with an array of different types of food- fruit, cheese, dips, bread

Bracha Achrona – Introduction

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

Getting practical: The six basic brachot said on food

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

Text and Meaning – Deconstructing the basic components of a bracha.

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

What is a Bracha? – Post 5

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

What is a Bracha? – Post 4

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

What is a Bracha? – Post 3

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

What is a Bracha? – Post 2

Table with all different types of food- fruit, veggies, bread, pastries, eggs, arranged in rainbow color

What is a Bracha?

Breakfast table spread with berries, pancakes, fruit, coffee

Why Do We Make Blessings on Food? To Redefine Who We Are

Man with his sleeves rolled up washing his hands with a white washing cup over a sink

Morning Hand-Washing

Human body interior as a watercolor painting

Asher Yatzar as a segula

Colorful painting of kidney organs in the body

The blessing “Asher Yatzar”

Woman praying as the sun is setting by the beach

Elokai Neshama

Sunrise over a mountain

The Significance of Modeh Ani

Open book on a table with sparks in the night sky

Why Do Jews Have So Many Laws?

Girl praying as the sun sets behind her in a grassy field

If HKBH knows what is best for us, why do we pray for a particular outcome?

World surrounded by clouds and banner strung up with a birthday cake and a balloon

How Do Jews Celebrate Birthdays?

Sun rising around clouds with an open Sefer Torah in the center of the sun

What’s So Special About Your Jewish Birthday?

A sign that says Happy Birthday surrounded by colorful balloons and confetti

What Happened on Your Birthday?

The world in space with clouds and balloons around it

What Is a Jewish Birthday?

Four trees next to each other, each representing a different season. Winter, Spring, Fall, Summer

The Mystery of Cycles – Post 2

Four trees next to each other, each representing a different season. Winter, Spring, Fall, Summer

The Mystery of Cycles – Post 1

Calendar icon with a Jewish star in the center

The Jewish Calendar, Explained

I heart Kosher with boxes filled with different Kosher dishes

Why Eat Kosher (Post 3)

I heart Kosher with boxes filled with different Kosher dishes

Why Eat Kosher (Post 2)

I heart Kosher with boxes filled with different Kosher dishes

Why Eat Kosher? (Post 1)

Man giving a coin to a poor man holding out a brown mug

The Way of Tzedakah: Love as Justice – Post 3

Man giving a coin to a poor man holding out a brown mug

The Way of Tzedakah: Love as Justice – Post 2

Man giving a coin to a poor man holding out a brown mug

The Way of Tzedakah: Love as Justice – Post 1

A brown Tzeduka box, that has the word tzeduka written in Hebrew with a coin getting dropped in

The Tzedakah (Charity) Box: Pushkah Power – Post 2

A brown Tzeduka box, that has the word tzeduka written in Hebrew with a coin getting dropped in

The Tzedakah (Charity) Box: Pushkah Power – Post 1

Row of different colorful mezuzah's with different designs

Mezuzah: The Inside Story – Post 2

Row of different colorful mezuzah's with different designs

Mezuzah: The Inside Story – Post 1

Mezuzah on doorpost

What is the Mezuzah?

Why Don’t Women Put on Tefillin?

A man's arm wearing Tefillin by the Kotel with his sleeve rolled up

The Power of Tefillin – Post 3

A man's arm wearing Tefillin by the Kotel with his sleeve rolled up

The Power of Tefillin – Post 2

A man's arm wearing Tefillin by the Kotel with his sleeve rolled up

The Power of Tefillin – Post 1

A man's arm wearing Tefillin by the Kotel with his sleeve rolled up

What Are Tefillin?

Magnifying glass looking at torah text

What Is a Mitzvah? The State of Being Connected

Two Challah's on a cutting board under the challah cover

Ha-motzi Blessing for Bread

Painting of shadows of two people with a colorful background

The Shalom Aleichem Hymn Explained

Art work of shabbat candles and kiddush cup and challah

25 Shabbat Facts Every Jew Should Know

Street in the old city with flowers and vibrant colors and a man walking up stairs painting

Shabbat: God’s Perfect Universe – Post 2

Street in the old city with flowers and vibrant colors and a man walking up stairs painting

Shabbat: God’s Perfect Universe – Post 1

Three Jewish men walking together outside the old city

The Nature of Sabbath Rest – Post 3

Three Jewish men walking together outside the old city

The Nature of Sabbath Rest – Post 2

Three Jewish men walking together outside the old city

The Nature of Sabbath Rest – Post 1

Lit Shabbat candles with challah and a silver kiddush cup

Shabbat: A Day of Rest & Rejuvenation

Painting of Shabbat candles, challah, and siddur open with the words Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat – Heaven on Earth -Post 3

Painting of Shabbat candles, challah, and siddur open with the words Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat – Heaven on Earth – Post 2

Painting of Shabbat candles, challah, and siddur open with the words Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat – Heaven on Earth – Post 1

Sunset over the Kotel and old city painting

Why Pray, Can We Change God’s Mind?