This booklet is a guide through the why and how of bringing Shabbat to your home and table. It includes all the blessings traditionally said at the table with candles, wine and the braided bread called challah.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
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.
Is this true? A friend recently told me that in Jewish tradition the head of the household would fold his napkin to let everyone else know he was coming back to finish his dinner, but, if not, he would just lay it down so everyone knew he wasn’t returning to the table. This is supposedly why, at a restaurant, we do essentially the same. Does anyone know the answer?