?Wait a minute, I don?t bless my own food before eating. I guess if that?s something I want my kids to do, I?d better start doing it.?
A look at some of the Jewish superstitions during pregnancy and in anticipation of a new baby.
A mom explains Jewish baby-naming customs as she explains how she and her husband chose their baby’s name.
When I was a child, I was confused. Why was did my mother talk about how she had a Bas Mitzvah, while I prepared for my Bat Mitzvah? Why was the way my father pronounced Hebrew different from the way we learned it in Hebrew school?
You may have seen Hebrew words written in Roman characters (transliteration) in many different ways, and translated in a variety of different ways as well. This can make learning Hebrew and saying prayers more confusing, but there are good reasons why all this diversity exists…