A Very Jewish Summer: Havdalah Candles and a Shabbat Picnic

Wow, I feel like A Very Jewish Summer started without me.  You see, my blogging is mostly done during the week, at night.  Almost never on the weekends.  Weekends are reserved for my family and I really try very hard not to log into my computer.  It just throws everyone…

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DIY: Hadlakas Neiros Tefila

One of my favorite wedding gifts was a glass statuette with the tefilla a woman says after hadlakas neiros (candle lighting).  It was something I used every week and adorned the small spot on our buffet next to my candlesticks. Well, after having 3 rambunctious boys, said gift fell on…

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