Jewish Drinking Meditation
From Alison Laichter for BimBam.com
Drinking meditation is when you can be completely present while enjoying a beverage of your choice. Follow teacher and coach, Alison Laichter, through a Jewish drinking meditation in our step-by-step video.
Welcome to Wawa — and Shabbat Shalom!
By Stephen Silver for JTA
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — There’s something uniquely American about an event that combines secular ritual with actual religion.
In six states and the District of Columbia, but especially in Pennsylvania, shopping at Wawa is very much a ritual. It’s the convenience store where you grab your morning coffee, your lunchtime hoagie and your overall feeling of regional pride.
Altoid Besamin (Spice) Box for Havdalah
From Crafting a Green World
Spice boxes are part of the Jewish ritual of Havdalah. If you’re not Jewish, you could also fill your decorated tin with herbs like lavender for home made potpourri or with hand-mixed chai tea!