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The 3 Most Important Jewish Words

By On October 31, 2013

If you’ve never heard the Yiddish/Hebrew phrase, “kein ayin hara,” get ready to meet your new favorite saying.  Literally, these words translate as “no evil eye.” Together, they function as a Jewish “knock on… Read More

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Hand of God

By On April 29, 2011

People sometimes talk about being “touched by God,” and the hamsa takes this metaphor to a different level by giving it a physical manifestation. The hamsa isn’t exactly God’s hand, but is rather a spiritual… Read More