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Most Jewish Toy Set Ever Sells Complete with Hasidic Jew Hats

Most Jewish Toy Set Ever Sells Complete with Hasidic Jew Hats

TweetThe set comes complete with a tiny, furry Hasidic Jew hat, too. In the world of Judaism, the guac is always extra, except the guac isn’t actually guac — it’s the various religious accessories and toppings, like striemels, the furry black Hasidic Jew hats you’ve seen around Brooklyn, and it’s hard to find a fun toy version realistic enough to make your kids lose t... »

Bath & Body Works Has a Rosh Hashana Line You Need Now

Bath & Body Works Has a Rosh Hashana Line You Need Now

TweetRosh Hashana skincare is a thing. Shana tova! If you’re not already familiar with Rosh Hashana, it’s the Jewish new year, which has nothing to do with our Gregorian/American calendar and everything to do with round challah breads, sweet honey cakes, and generally warm wishing for family, friends, and the rest of the world. It’s also super traditional for Jewish people to eat... »

No, Jewish Girls Can’t Try Microblading

No, Jewish Girls Can’t Try Microblading

TweetIf you’re wondering, permanent makeup is still anything but kosher. I’ve been writing beauty content for major magazines over a decade at this point, and an at least fairly observant Jew for my entire 33 years (I know that’ll be called into question when this is passed around the web, so I’ll tell you now that I value shabbat, all the holidays, and keep a kosher home),... »

Caffeinated Bagels Exist Now, Jews Wonder How this Happened

Caffeinated Bagels Exist Now, Jews Wonder How this Happened

TweetCaffeinated bagels are now a thing, people, and everyone from Brooklyn to Tel Aviv is wondering exactly how and why they exist. First, if you’re wondering, caffeinated bagels are exactly what they sound like — bagels with caffeine baked right into their dough, and they’re ideal for the person trying to cut back on the time invested in actually drinking coffee and making actu... »

15 Pickled Herring Facts You Probably Never Knew

15 Pickled Herring Facts You Probably Never Knew

TweetHi, this is suddenly the right place for pickled herring facts. Imagine that? Pickled herring is a dish that goes two ways, either you love it or hate it! The roots of this magical, high-protein treat are Eastern European for sure, but the flavor has caught on far and wide around the world. Here are some cool things you probably never knew about pickled herring: Herring is actually the name o... »

Disney Mom Bloggers: ‘White or Christian’

Disney Mom Bloggers: ‘White or Christian’

TweetOne prolific blogger details her experience with Disney PR and social media when addressing the issue of diversity and religious acceptance. Disney has an interesting backstory with Mom Bloggers who don’t identify as white or Christian. In early 2009 a Disneyland trip was organized and Mom Bloggers inand around Los Angeles were invited to bring their children for a media day at the park. The ... »

Fashion Blogging the #Holocaust

Fashion Blogging the #Holocaust

TweetIf the somewhat recent rash of #Holocaust selfies weren’t enough to make you lose your mind, now somewhat popular ‘fashion bloggers’ are shooting their #OOTD posts at memorial sites. Is it just me, or is shooting your outfit in a place memorializing the unfortunate and unjust deaths of millions lacking in taste? Blogger Natalie Joos, or @jxxsy on Instagram, did exactly that ... »

Jewish Girl Feelings on Yom Kippur

Jewish Girl Feelings on Yom Kippur

TweetA chronological gallery of Jewish girl feelings on Yom Kippur, as told by sometimes inappropriate gifs. You start the morning off by remembering you can’t even brush your teeth. This is how you feel about other people’s breath entering your space. Then you get to synagogue and you’re all like…  Around 11 AM you’re all like… By noon you hear a girl next to y... »

11 Ways You Can Help Israel

11 Ways You Can Help Israel

TweetHelping Israel should be a priority for the Western world, and here’s how you can join in. It’s no secret that I believe in a strong, healthy state of Israel. I was born Jewish, married an Israeli, and am raising Jewish children. I’m lucky enough to have friends of just about every religion, race, and gender orientation though and it’s become startlingly clear to me ov... »

5 Things To Help You Survive The Last Days of Passover

5 Things To Help You Survive The Last Days of Passover

TweetThe last few days of Passover are the most brutal– the leftovers from the first few nights have diminished, and the very real sense of carbs-or-bust sets in. Here are 5 Pass0ver-friendly ideas to help you survive the last few days. 1. Matzah lasagna. Yes, it’s totally a thing, and will restore your faith in your spirituality. Check out this recipe from Tribe. 2. Open a bottle of s... »

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