A mezuzah is a sacred parchment inscribed by hand with two portions of Torah. It is stored in a protective case and hung on the doorposts of Jewish homes. In the Torah, God commands the Jewish people to hang mezuzot on their doorposts. Two Torah portions, Shema and [...]
Diaspora The dispersion of the Jews.
Hanukkah The feast of dedication celebrating the Maccabean victory in 167 B.C.
Passover Annual feast commemorating the deliverance of the firstborn in Egypt when the angel of death took all those who did not have blood on the doorpost.
Pentateuch The first five books in the Old [...]
For those who want to know about Jewish history and culture, but doesn’t have much time to go through pages of literature. http://www.jewfaq.org is a wonderful website with information in a tablet. We hope this article from that site “who is a Jew” will encourage you to [...]