Category Archives : Judaism


How to Spell ט׳׳ו בשבט in English?

Transliterating Hebrew into English always leaves room for interpretation, frustration, complication, and confusion. There is of course the raging debate in America for the last 100 years: how do you spell Hanukah? Is it Chanukah using the “ch” of the original hebrew ח. Or will you soften it out and just use a “H”. Is […]


How are we Doing as a Planet This Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, has profound meaning for the entire world and humanity. Most people familiar with the holiday think of apples, honey, shofar, and as one of the two days that every Jew goes to synagogue. We understand that Rosh Hashanah is about being a better person, reflecting on the past year, […]