Category: Jewish Holidays

Putting on Tefillin on Chol HaMoed

I recently heard some interesting insights from Rabbi Eli Kerzner on putting Tefillin on Chol HaMoed, delivered at Toronto’s Shomrai Shabbos Chevrah Mishnayos shul earlier today, the second day of Pesach, between Mincha and Maariv. Al Pi Halacha, there are…

Some Cute Pesach clips

Martha Stewart’s Streit’s Tour “Matzah comes from the Hebrew word Matzah.” Genius! Robotic Pesach Seder The Aviv Matza Factory – Funny Old one – Who Let The Jews Out / Passover Pesach 5770 / Passover 2010 – Rav Machlis and…

Eating Seeds on Purim

Why is there a custom to eat seeds on Purim? (Excerpted from “Inside Purim“) 1. We eat seeds on Purim in commemoration of a miracle that took place shortly before the Purim story. The first perek of Sefer Daniel describes how…