Month: May 2015

Shavuot-celebrating the giving of the Torah

Shavuot-celebrating the giving of the Torah

Saturday night we celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot means weeks as it marks the completion of 7 weeks of counting from Passover till Shavuot. It starts on Saturday night and ends Monday night. But since it’s the Sabbath we actually call it a […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

In Judaism, we don’t celebrate Mother’s Day as we strongly believe mothers should be celebrated every day. Being a mother is looked upon as the most sacred job in our culture. It’s the ultimate goal of a Jewish girl growing up. The mother is revered […]