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The Turkorah - A Thanksgivukkah Miracle

The Turkorah - A Thanksgivukkah Miracle

I received my turkorah, or as many call it, a menurkey, this week. If you are wondering what the heck it is, because I know you are, the turkorah is a turkey stuck onto a menorah. Together they make a beautiful... wait for it... turkorah! Ain't that fun?! [...]

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Brigadeiros (Brazilian Chocolate Truffles)

Passover is one of my favorite holidays, but after a while you get tired of chocolate covered matzah and dry matzo meal honey cakes for dessert. These delicious Brazilian treats are chewy, chocolatey and decadent. Best of all, they are delicious enough to eat all year round! Kosher for Passov[...]

Registering for Judaica You'll Actually Like

Registering allows your guests to give gifts that you will enjoy in your home for years to come. Yes, there are a kazillion kitchen appliances you can put on your list, but don't forget about Judaica! Judaica, or Jewish ceremonial art, has come a loooong way since your parent's generation.  Nowadays[...]

Personalized Jewish Wedding Favors

Personalized wedding favors are the biggest new trend in weddings, but Jewish brides and grooms have been giving away inscribed kippot (head coverings) and benchers (prayer books) for many years. Below is a collection of our favorite old and new personalized souvenirs to consider giving away at your[...]

Jewish Wedding Rings

If you're in the middle of planning your own Jewish wedding, it probably comes as no surprise that there are Jewish traditions for wedding rings that you may not have heard of before. Keep reading for a list of common questions and answers to help you choose the perfect rings and exchange them prope[...]

The Yichud

In Jewish tradition, the yichud, Hebrew for seclusion, is a period of time immediately after the ceremony when the bride and groom are given a private moment to spend together as husband and wife. Long ago, this was when the marriage was consummated, but nowadays the yichud allows the couple to spen[...]

Jewish Celebrity Weddings

Red carpet season is upon us and we've had fun collecting examples of glamorous Jewish celebrities that have tied the knot! Keep reading for a list of our 10 favorite Jewish celebrity weddings. 1. Drew Berrymore and Will Kopeland were married in a small, traditional Jewish ceremony. According to [...]

Mishloach Manot For Your Bridesmaids

Giving Mishloach Manot, gifts of food or drink, is one of the mitzvot of Purim. What better way to fulfill this commandment than to give fun gifts to your bridesmaids?! Whether you are asking your friend to be in your wedding or are just saying "thank you," these little gift baskets are the perfect [...]

10 DIY Projects For Purim

Purim is less than a month away and we're already getting excited! A classic they tried to kill us, we survived, let's eat holiday, Purim is known for its wild costume parties and delicious food. You can learn more about the story of Purim and traditions associated with the holiday here. We've colle[...]

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