Jewish

Jewish Children Stories

It has been well established that the Jewish tradition of storytelling goes back to the times when Abraham lived in Mesopotamia, centuries ago. They have passed down knowledge, values, and culture through storytelling of folktales,...

Hava Nagila – (“Let us rejoice”)

Hava Nagila (Hebrew: הבה נגילה‎, Havah Nagilah, “Let us rejoice”) is a Jewish folk song traditionally sung at Jewish celebrations . The melody is based on a Hassidic Nigun.[1] It was composed in 1918, to...

Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah is a minor holiday in the Jewish Calendar, yet since the 1970s has become a very public important holiday. Jewish people work, as usual, schools stay open, and there is an exchange of gifts,...

Hanukkah – Foods

The traditional foods eaten during the 8 days of Hanukkah, involved oil. As we mentioned before after the Maccabees restored the temple, there was just enough oil in the Menorah to burn for one day...