This colorful booklet lists all the ritual items needed for the Passover table. The history and significance of each item on the seder plate is explained, as are the customs that have been handed down through the generations.
JScreen provides convenient, at-home, saliva-based genetic carrier screening with the goal of preventing Jewish genetic diseases such as Tay-Sachs disease and Canavan disease. JScreen is a national program and is headquartered at Emory University in Atlanta.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Lisa Berenson, who works for the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts, wrote up an expert opinion on the stone issue, here on our discussion board. It’s a way of participating in burial, which is a mitzvah (commandment). There’s no particular reason NOT to leave flowers if you want to do that, but leaving stones is a respectful folk custom.
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