Purim a mashup of Halloween and Easter.
Last week we celebrated Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. We went on a scavenger hunt, planted herbs and made 7 species chocolate! So fun!
Last weekend we celebrated Tu Bishvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. Tu Bishvat is a traditional holiday where we plant trees and eat food from the seven species; wheat, barley, olives, pomegranate, figs, dates and grapes. This holiday celebrates the “rebirth” of the trees. Tu Bishvat marks the beginning […]
Last week we celebrated the fun Jewish holiday called Purim. If you were to compare it to an American holiday I would say it’s a mash up of Halloween and Easter. We dress up in costume and pass out “baskets” to our friends. After a theme is picked we buy […]
We normally stay at the hotel with the rest of the congregants on Yom Kippur (also known as a Day of Atonement), but this year the hotel sold out really quick. No one wants to walk in this crazy So Cal heat so I was not completely surprised it sold […]