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What Purpose Does a Blessing Serve?

Sitting Shiva Offers a Guide by Which to Live

My Mother's Funeral (and Mrs. Gefilte Fish)

Freedom of Religion versus Animal Rights

The Mother's Bris Experience

Visiting the Sick: Proper Etiquette and Behavior for Vising the Ill

Shiva Etiquette - Visiting a Jewish Home Durring the Seven Day Mourning Period

Jewish Wedding Traditions: the Sheva Brachot Custom

The Sabbath the most precious of times

Covering the Mirror in the House of Mourning

Customs and Traditions for the Bride and Groom on the Day of the Wedding

The Fourth Shabbat Meal; its source and purpose

Customs from the Wedding Chupah

Pidyon Haben - The Redemption of the First Born - a Guide

Jewish Sexual Customs - A Brief Guide to Family Purity

Herzl Day - Did You Ever Hear of it?

The Kippa in History and Tradition

Making Kiddush on Friday Night - a Brief Guide

Yartziet Observances,

Escorting the Dead & Closing the Grave

Reflections and Recommendations on Mourning and Condolence

As the Jew watches over the Shabbat so the Shabbat watches over the Jew

Shivah Etiquette: Guide to Comforting the Mourner

Why Two Days of Yom Tov?

The Shalom Zachor

Single Girls Guide to Finding a Great Guy

Performing the Tahara before Burial

Visiting a Mourner

Lighting Shabbat Candles

Why Marry?

The Ketuba, the Jewish Marriage Agreement

The Wedding Mitzvah Dance

The Jewish Calendar

Sanctity of the Kohain

The Talit T'philin and the Mitzvot

The Menorah and the Mezuzah

Bar Mitzvah - the Greatest Gift


Marriage & Kosher Sex

Yizkor - the Prayer to Remember

Customs and Traditions in Mourning

Redemption of the First Born Son

Keeping Kosher

The Difference Between Yom Tov & Shabbat

Kosher Everywhere

Bar Mitzvah

Tzitzit, the Fringes

New Moon

Customs of Circumcision

the Hidden World of Kindness

The Sabbath

Making Kiddush


Waste in Jewish Law

Bread in Jewish Law


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