Tag: Setting the Table

Let’s Decorate the Sukkah!

Let’s Decorate the Sukkah!

Each fall Jews build strange-looking booths and move in for a few days. Anyone who builds a sukkah, puts an effort to decorate it. Each one is unique, showing how special different families are or what’s the tradition they are part of.
Check out a few ideas to make your sukkah truly beautiful and unique!

Around the Shabbat Table

Around the Shabbat Table

What would be a Shabbat meal without lovely challot under a beautifully decorated cloth? And you can’t cut them on a random board, can you? I’ve prepared a huge (and still growing) collection of challah covers, cutting boards, serving platters in addition to napkins and tablecloths.

Pesach: Seder Plate

Pesach: Seder Plate

The holiday of Pesach begins with a dinner known as “seder”, as everything that happens is prescribed by tradition and follows an ancient order. One of the crucial elements of the set table is the seder plate with symbolic foods. Over centuries, there have been hundreds of artists creating their own masterpieces of the traditional piece. Made of silver or ceramics, beautifully decorated and covered with Hebrew terms for the symbolic items. Sometimes there were added quotes from the Haggadah (the story of Exodus) or the Torah.