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The Torah is a sacred book of stories, history and law. It is the word of God, given with love and for all eternity. Torah
In this section of our website you will find information about a range of Jewish texts, ranging from the Torah and Tanach (Bible), to rabbinic
All laws related to Kashrut belong to the ‘laws of obedience’ (which are laws that require us to do something). The Hebrew word ‘kasher’ means
Links to Other Sites & Pages about Bar/Bat Mitzvah Ahavat Israel: Bar Mitzvah Aish haTorah: ABCs of Bar/Bat Mitzvah Being Jewish: The Bar Mitzvah Chabad:
Think bar mitzvah and the imagination conjures up a gourmet’s fantasy of parties and banquets. Hardly any bar mitzvah is celebrated without its accompanying festive
by Donna Jacobs Sife A friend of mine living in Washington told me a story. When her son’s bar mitzvah was approaching one of her
The Cadillacs were all lined up in the driveway. Minks of many colours were on display. The caterer was the best that money can buy.
“When was your barmitzvah?” “What was your barmitzvah sidra?” These are questions which occasionally Jewish men ask one another. In some coded way, we compare
ONE TRADITION, DIFFERENT CUSTOMS The Ashkenazic experience by Rabbi David Rogut The source of the bar mitzvah celebration is based on Halacha LeMoshe MiSinai, a
He flashed a wicked little smile just before he said it; one unforgettable sentence that Mick dared to include in his bar mitzvah speech. As
Bat Mitzvah BAR MITZVAH Bar Mitzvah is the Hebrew term for ‘son of the commandment’. It refers to the time from which a Jewish male
Fundamentally, Judaism is a happy and optimistic faith, yet it recognises that there are times when sadness overtakes a person and a process of mourning