Tag Archives: talmud

Everything You Didn’t Know About the Kippah

Sep 18, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The kippah, yarmulke, skullcap: It’s the most famous Jewish item, yet often one of the least understood. Where does it come from, and what does it mean? Who is supposed to or allowed to wear it, and when? Read on for our astonishing kippah facts! Kippah or Yarmulke? What is it and what is it called? What does it mean? The iconic circular Jewish head covering is called a Kippah […]


Celebrate Father’s Day with Our Favorite Biblical Dads

Jun 19, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Families around the world are celebrating Father’s Day 2022 on Sunday, June 19, and while it’s not a religious holiday, Judaism certainly has a lot to say about fatherhood.  There are dozens of fathers throughout Jewish texts, including the Tanakh and Talmud, with the father-child relationship as a commonly explored theme. And in fact, even the relationship between God and the people of Israel is often described in Judaism as akin to that between a parent […]


What Judaism Tells Us About Fatherhood

May 12, 2022  |  By Abby S

Father’s Day 2022 falls on Sunday, June 19, in the United States, Canada, and many other countries around the world. While Father’s Day isn’t a Jewish holiday per se, many Jewish families use this day as an opportunity to honor the father figures in their lives who deserve to be celebrated. Like so many relationships and roles in life, Judaism has a lot to say about fathers and fatherhood. There […]


10 Surprising Facts About the Passover Seder

Mar 13, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The Passover Seder is the most important ritual of Passover, and one of the most famous and iconic of Jewish practices. This rich tradition is full of surprises, with lots of fun facts you never knew! So get into the Passover holiday spirit with our 10 most surprising and interesting Seder facts. 1. The Passover ritual we call the Seder has Biblical roots, and an early version of it was […]