Forever Alive

A Judaica Collection

by Tsipora Karp

Noah's Ark

"But G-d remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded"

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Dove

"When the dove returned to Noah in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf."

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Pomegranate

Grown in the Mediteranean, the Pomegranate is a fruit steeped in an Jewish symbolism and tradition. It has appeared on the ancient pillars and coins of Judea. Jewish tradition teaches that it's seeds number 613, corresponding to the 613 commandments of the Torah. For this reason it is customary to eat pomegranates on Rosh Hashana View in Gallery >

Center of the World

The Talmud teaches that Israel is the center of the world, the gateway to the heavens, and the foundation from where the earth's creation began.

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Jerusalem is said to be located directly beneath where G-d resides in the heavens; The place where all prayeers gather before ascending to G-d.

Esrog

The Esrog (Hebrew: אֶתְרוֹג‬) is the yellow citron used by Jewish people during the week-long holiday of Sukkos, as one of the four species. Together with a lulav, hadass and aravah, the esrog is to be taken in the left hand.

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Splitting of the Sea

The miracle of the parting of the Red Sea (keriat yam suf in Hebrew) was performed by G‑d through Moses, seven days after the Israelites’ Exodus from Egypt, when Pharaoh and the Egyptian armies had pursued Israel to the water. View in Gallery >

Shofar

A Shofar (שׁוֹפָר‬) is a ram's horn blown on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippor. As it is customary to sound a trumpet at a king's coronation, we blow the shofer on Rosh Hashanah, the day of G-d's "coronation".

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Lighting Shabbos Candles

We kindle Shabbos candles for Kavod Shabbos and oneg Shabbos: to honor and to enjoy Shabbos. Candles are lit to lend an air of dignity to the gathering and to brighten the meal, which cannot be enjoyed in the dark. View in Gallery >

Jonah and the Whale

The story of Jonah and the Whale represents the teaching of teshuva, which is the ability to repent and be forgiven by God.

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