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Akiva and Rachel

This story provides background about Rabbi Akiva, perhaps the greatest of the early rabbis, and in particular tells about his early life before he became

Jewish Prayer Explained for Kids

What is Jewish Prayer? Jewish people call prayer ‘the service of the heart’. The Hebrew word for prayer is ‘tefillah’ (prayers = ‘tefillot’). In Yiddish

Shavuot Explained for Kids

WHAT IS SHAVUOT AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Shavuot is the second of the three Pilgrim Festivals. It is celebrated for 2 days outside Israel

Lag Ba'Omer Explained for Kids

WHAT IS LAG B’OMER AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Every Jewish letter has a number value depending on its position in the Hebrew alphabet.

Pesach Explained for Kids

  WHAT IS PESACH AND WHEN DO WE CELEBRATE IT? Passover or Pesach פסח, as it is called in Hebrew, is the festival that reminds us

Sukkot Explained for Kids

WHAT IS SUKKOT? ‘Sukkah’ is the Hebrew word for ‘booth’ or ‘tabernacle’. ‘Sukkot’, the plural, is the name of the festival of booths. Sukkot were the

Yom Kippur Explained for Kids

WHAT IS YOM KIPPUR? ‘Yom Kippur’ means the ‘Day of Atonement’. That is, the day when we try to make up for any wrong things

Rosh HaShanah Explained for Kids

 Rosh haShanah means ‘Head of the Year’ in Hebrew. It is the beginning of ten days when Jewish people think very carefully about their behaviour during

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