What do a disappearing groom, a witch in a milk bottle, a demon that writes Mezzuzot, and a clay giant have in common? They’re all part of Judaism’s rich but rarely discussed centuries old tradition of ghost stories, superstitions, and spooky tales. That’s right; Jews go “Boo!” too. Ancient rabbis and Jewish thinkers, Kabbalists, […]
I didn’t intend to write a post-Hallowen blog. To be honest, Halloween isn’t something that is big in my family. I’m not a costume or candy person, and neither is my husband. While our son Sammy enjoys trick-or-treating in our neighborhood, it isn’t something that he wants to do every year. This year we weren’t […]
A holiday that overturns the social order may be a great opportunity to build community and teach children to trust themselves.
InterfaithFamily.com Network Director Robin Schwartz isn’t that hot on Halloween. She explains why.
This Purim booklet explains the holiday of Purim, its customs and traditions