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Why Is It Called a Tree of Life?

Why Is It Called a Tree of Life?

Just like one's core religion, we all must weather the storm.  We question our beliefs, rebel, embrace it, leave and hopefully, come back.  Just like during a storm, a tree's branches may break and grow back in different directions.  The soil may erode, but it can always be fertilized and repaired.  

All in all, our roots continue to grow stronger and hold on. 

We weather the storm.

We grow-- as individuals, as a community and as people.  A rebirth.

A Tree of Life. 

Everyone Wants To Know Their Hebrew Name, But Why Do We Need One?

Really, what is in a name?  A Hebrew name? Such an easy question, such a complex idea! Let's all agree that we all need to be called something, we all... Read More
hebrew name jewelry
OMG-- What Do I Buy for a Bat Mitzvah Girl?

OMG-- What Do I Buy for a Bat Mitzvah Girl?

What do the girls want nowadays for their special Bat Mitzvah celebration?  A star, a hamsa, what?!

The Baffling Answer--- Do We Sell Jewish Earrings? Body Part Jewelry?

What's the consensus on earrings and multiple earrings?  Kosher or not?  Cute, for sure!
The Baffling Answer--- Do We Sell Jewish Earrings? Body Part Jewelry?
Sukkot Holiday

Sukkot Holiday

THIS FRAGILE, FUTILE LIFE OF SUKKOT I’m a born optimist, but one of the topics discussed during Sukkot, which falls early in Fall, is the futility of life. As with... Read More

Shema Israel Prayer and Why We Wear it as Jewelry

Why wear the Hebrew Biblical prayer, Shema Israel, as jewelry? What is the meaning behind the prayer?
Shema Israel Prayer and Why We Wear it as Jewelry
Top Unique Bar Mitzvah Gifts on Amazon for 2018

Top Unique Bar Mitzvah Gifts on Amazon for 2018

After searching Amazon for Bar Mtizvah Gifts, and seeing this “wonderful” list appear of what Amazon’s search engines deems as the top gifts for a teenage boy— it’s now time... Read More

The Red Thread + Rachel’s Tomb

The mystery and allure of the red string from Kever Rachel.
The Red Thread + Rachel’s Tomb
Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

Set aside time to think of others, complete a random act of kindness and do overall good.  A simple message of healing and hope for a sick one, for example, can do wonders.

Wishbone Jewelry| What Does it Mean?

Wishbone shaped jewelry was inspired in the 1900s by the Victorians but was always a good symbol even before the 4th century.
Wishbone Jewelry| What Does it Mean?
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