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Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: May Her Memory Be a Revolution!

Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: May Her Memory Be a Revolution!

On the first night of Rosh Hashanah, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away.

Whenever a Jewish person passes, we remember them by saying “may their memory be a blessing”. We should use the same phrase in relation to Justice Ginsburg to honor her Jewish identity. But I, as do many more, feel that “blessing” just won’t cut it. It’s too soft, too mild. To truly celebrate the legacy of Justice Ginsburg, we need to do more – in her name.

Team Imahot! Who Are the Jewish Foremothers?

Team Imahot! Who Are the Jewish Foremothers?

In Jewish tradition, the first three generations of Abraham’s family are extremely important. Abraham was the first to hear the voice of God calling him to go to the Land of Canaan. God’s promise of making a huge nation of him was what started the Jewish nation. In a way, Abraham and Sarah were the first Jewish people.

Forefathers (Avot) and foremothers (Imahot) play a significant role in religious Jewish life. They aren’t limited to their stories in the Torah, but rather are evoked in many prayers, teachings, and blessings. Their lives serve as a source of wisdom and learning opportunities.

Modern Jewelry Judaica

Modern Jewelry Judaica

Lockets, pendants, or rings are a beautiful idea for a gift. Mother’s Day, bat mitzvah, birthday, an anniversary, or simply another Shabbat together. You might find a pendant with a quote your loved one adores, a description of valor, or an expression of gratitude or congratulations.
The platform Zazzle offers pendants – round and square, silver plated or sterling silver, and gold-platted. There are also lockets in silver or silver platted. There is a choice of bracelets and bracelet charms. And let’s not forget about the gents! There are fantastic suit shirt cuff links.

Hebrew Prayer: Modeh Ani

Hebrew Prayer: Modeh Ani

Jewish tradition tells us, that right after we wake up, we should thank God for giving us our souls back. The prayer Modeh Ani is quite often the first one a child learns, and as such is a popular art to decorate a kid’s room with. It’s a lovely idea for a gift to the parents of a newborn or for a housewarming.