The Mezuzah as Amulet

Have you ever noticed that Jewish homes have a little box attached to the doorpost? It’s a slanted box on the outside of the home (and sometimes on doorposts of interior rooms).  This little box is called a mezuzah, and it’s one of the amulets that Jews have used throughout history to bring protection toContinue reading “The Mezuzah as Amulet”

Never Forget. Never Again

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day which commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest Nazi concentration camp and extermination center.  Do you know how many people died during the Holocaust? Many people are aware of the six million Jews who died. They were not the only ones. According to the USContinue reading “Never Forget. Never Again”