Origin of the Shofar

Real Origin of the Shofar’s Significance: The Rabbi’s Rule Arthur L. Finkle Although the Mishnah cites the origin for the sounding of the Shofar based in the Hebrew Scripture, the actuality is that the Mishnah and Talmud...

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Kippah Guide

The Kippah, which is also known as a yarmulke or skullcap, is a circular piece of cloth used to cover the head. The Kippah is a symbol worn by Jewish men to show modesty and fear of God. Jews, who believe in the existence of the...

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Hamsa

Hamsa (Chamsa) is an ancient charm or amulet that has been brought to us by the worlds most ancient civilizations.   Its origin is Middle East and has meaning for both Muslims and Jews.  Its name comes from Semitic and means a...

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