A Jewish Guide to Shiva Practices and Helping Your Friend in Mourning

When a friend or loved one experiences loss, it can be hard to know how to support them. If that loved one is Jewish, and you are unfamiliar with Jewish mourning practices, it can be even harder to help. This video from G-dcast explains mourning rituals within Judaism and offers advice about how to help […]

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What to Expect at a Jewish Wedding Ceremony

What exactly does a Jewish wedding ceremony entail? What are the customs and how might they differ from couple to couple? For a quick primer on this subject, check out the video below from G-dcast. And if you want more specifics on Jewish wedding ceremonies for couples who come from different faith traditions, check out […]

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A Blessing for New Moms

Gomel: A Jewish Blessing for New Moms Having kids is sometimes hard. Giving birth to a baby is REALLY hard. Judaism has a ritual to mark getting through the experience. This next video from G-dcast teaches us how to say the Gomel, a Jewish blessing that is recited upon emerging safely from danger. This blessing […]

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Traditions of a Jewish Baby Naming

Lifecycle events can feel like giant OMG moments, but we’re here to help! Check out this video on Jewish baby naming. Some expectant parents spend literally years picking out baby names and others figure it out in an instant when they see their new child for the first time. Judaism has a lot to say […]

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Seth Meyers is Jew-ish

Seth Meyers reveals that…he’s not Jewish! Despite what “every single Jewish person thinks,” he is not Jewish (though he does have a Jewish grandfather). In this clip from Late Night with Seth Meyers, he talks about getting married to his now wife Alexi, who is Jewish, under a chuppah, and about his in-laws who consider […]

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Interfaith Celebrities: Baseball, News, and a Bar Mitzvah

Jackie Robinson takes the the big screen, Jake Tapper and CNN, and the viral bar mitzvah invitation video.

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How To Make Latkes

Ever wonder how to make the yummy Hanukkah treats? This video teaches you how to make your own latkes – potato pancakes – in a variety of flavors.

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Blessing Over the Bread

This blessing, known as

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Blessing Over the Shabbat Candles

Video of the blessing said over the Shabbat candles on Friday nights.

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Blessing Over the Wine

A video demonstrating how to say the blessing over the wine.

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