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Traditional Jewish ceremonies

Baby naming ceremonies Every individual is born different. They say that no two individuals are alike, twins may look identical, but not everything about them is the same. But what’s special and unique about each and every one of us, is our names. One of the most exciting times for a parent is naming their […]

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Shiva - Seven Days Mourning

Shiva means “seven” in Hebrew . In the Jewish tradition, Shiva refers to the seven days of mourning which begins immediately after the funeral of a love one. This custom was said to come from one of the verses in Genesis, where Joseph mourns the death of his father Jacob for a week. In Jewish […]

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Lag Ba’omer

During Passover and Shavuot, there are seven weeks or forty-nine days. Each of these days is to be counted with a blessing, according to Jewish custom, as part of an extended ritual called Sefirah or Counting of the Omer. On the thirty-third day of the Counting of the Omer is a minor Jewish holiday called […]

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