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Sympathy Etiquette Guide: The Jewish Faith

August 21, 2013    |    By +
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Choosing sympathy gifts is never easy. How can any gift fill the void of a missing loved one? It’s a tall order, but remember, no one actually expects a sympathy gift to eliminate the grief. Still, a gift adds a bright touch to an otherwise dark time, so my suggestion is to always give... Read more »


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Stellar Guest Guide #2: Jewish Weddings

May 22, 2013    |    By +
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Sometimes we get invited to an event and have no idea what to expect or what is expected of us. We’ve all been there; confused, bumbling and ultimately embarrassed. But, it doesn’t have to be that way! I’m doing a whole series on weddings so that no matter what kind of wedding you get... Read more »


Casual Passover

April 6, 2012    |    By +
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Pace yourself… Passover is an 8 day marathon, no sprinting allowed.! If you are headed to a Passover Seder, you can never go wrong with a tried and true Hostess gift like a pretty Seder plate or something else for the home . But Passover isn’t just about the first night Seder – it... Read more »


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Modern Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

September 28, 2011    |    By +
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It might seem a little early to be saying Happy New Year, but tonight starting at sundown marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is New Year’s Day according to the Hebrew calendar and it commemorates the creation of the world as narrated in the Bible. While most families... Read more »


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