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What is a Menorah

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What is a Menorah

What is the Mishkan

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We hear the word a number of times in the Torah. Mishkan is the Hebrew word for the "Tabernacle," the dwelling place of God. Where do we get the word from? Watch this video to find out.

What is the Evil Eye

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We see the Evil Eye it in a lot of Middle Eastern cultures and it exists in Judaism too. From saying the phrase, "kanayna hara" to wearing a red string on your hand or a chamsa, to painting parts of your house blue, the Evil Eye actually plays a large roll in Jewish superstition.

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