Month: July 2017

Bar Mitzvah – Jewish Gifts and Knowledge

Bar Mitzvah – Jewish Gifts and Knowledge A Bar Mitzvah is a precious time in a young boy’s life when he leaves behind the world of adolescents and steps into the world of adulthood. There is a common misconception that, after a boy participates in a Bar Mitzvah, he is free from all parent rule, instantly has all the freedoms of an adult and is given a lot of Bar Mitzvah Jewish gifts. In reality, the ceremony really marks the time in a boy’s young life when his parents are no longer responsible for ensuring that he follows the...

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Jewish Wedding Gifts to Consider

There are always the classic gifts to consider when you are invited to a Jewish wedding ceremony. If the couple is religious, it is sometimes risky to stray too far from the ordinary. So, if you receive an invitation to attend a Jewish wedding, consider these Jewish wedding gifts to give:   Candle stick holders: in a religious home, these will be used every Friday and Saturday, so a good pair is essential. However, you can make the Sabbath extra special for the soon-to-be wedded couple if you find a pair of candle stick holders that have extra flare,...

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One of the Best Jewish Gifts For a New Home

When someone close to you moves into a new residence, one of the best Jewish gifts you can give is a mezuzah, which means doorpost in Hebrew. The mezuzah is a piece of parchment that is contained in a decorative case. The mezuzah is also inscribed with certain Hebrew verses from the Torah.The mezuzah is one of the most important Jewish gifts that have religious significance for a newly married couple. Some people interpret Jewish law to require a mezuzah on every doorway in the home.   However, a mezuzah should not be put on doorways of bathrooms or closets that are too small...

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