Category: Jewish Holiday

4 Steps to Forgiveness

Just like the art of apologizing, figuring out how to forgive can be hard work. With Yom Kippur, we not only are offering apologies for our past mistakes, but are also getting and, ideally, accepting apologies from others. For better or worse, Jewish tradition generally requires a person to accept an apology and offer forgiveness…

5 Ways To Be a Better You In The New Year

It’s that time of year to reflect on the past and set goals for the new year, but it’s no secret that Rosh Hashanah resolutions are often unfulfilled. This might be because the process laid out for repententance is pretty onerous, and transformation isn’t always easy.  Regardless, here are five small steps toward self-improvement you…

The Story Of Passover (Told Only In Emojis)

  ☥⛰️🏜️🌴🌊🌴🏜️⛰️☥ ✡️ 👑☥😃 ✡️✡️ 👑☥😟 ✡️✡️✡️✡️ 👑☥😬 ✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️ 👑☥😠 ✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️ 👑☥😡 👑☥💬☥👮✡️♂👶🌊💀👼 ☥👩👩💾✡️♂👶👶👶 👑☥❓🤷🤷 ✡️🚶🚶‍🚶🔒👷⚒️🔨🔧🔦🔩📐📏🝙🝙▲Δ▲Δ▲Δ💦💦 ✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️✡️   ✡️👨👫👪🤰👶🏀🌊 ☥👸👀👶 ☥👸💬✡️👩🍼꞊💰👍 👶🠞👨🠞🕴 🕴👀☥👮🏏💥✡️👴 🕴💢😠👊💥☥👮💀 🕴👀✡️😡😡👊👊💥 🕴💬✋ ✡️😡💬🕴👑❓ 🕴😬🏃💨🏜️   🏜️👩👩👩👩👩👩👩🚰 👹👺🙍🙍🙍🙍🙍🙍🙍 🕴💢😠👊💥👹👺🏃😃🙋🙆🙋🙆🙋🙆🙋 🕴👰🠞🤰👶👪 ⛰️🌴🏜️🐑🐑🐐🐑🕴🐑🐏🐑🐑🎪🏜️🌴🗻 🕴👀🐑🌳🔥 🌳🔥🚫🍴 🕴🙇 🌳🔥💬👂✡️😢🕴🚶🔙☥🔓✡️ 🕴💬👎 🌳🔥💬🕴🚶🔙☥ 🕴💬🚫💋👎 🌳🔥💬🕴🚶🔙☥👴 🕴👌 🕴🚶☥ 🕴👀👴😃   🕴👴👑☥😠 🕴👴💬🔓✡️🙏 👑☥💓🠞🥌 👑☥🖕💬✡️💦💦💦💦🝙🝙🚫🍓😢😢😢 🕴🏑🠞🐍 ☥💂🏑🠞🐍 🕴🐍🍴☥🐍 👴🏑🌊🠞💉🅰️🆎 🅱️…

Megillat Esther With a Twist

👑 Ahashverosh (King of Persia) threw a huge 🎉 to celebrate his 3️⃣ year reign. The 👑 asked his wife, Vashti, to join the 🎊 to show off her beauty. When she ❌ to join, the 👑 decided to 😵 her and to look for a new wife. The 👑 sent all his 👬 to…

18 Rosh HaShanah Resolutions

We all make them and most of us don’t keep them! Here is a list of our favourite resolutions that we challenge you to keep this year. We’ve even added some extra resolutions to see how far you’ll go!   Be a better you: – Work out more frequently – Eat healthy food – Call…

9 Must Try Shavuot Recipes

Shavuot starts tomorrow night and you may know that it’s customary to eat dairy food during this holiday. There is, of course, a debate in Jewish texts as to where this custom originates. Some Jewish scholars argue that it is based on the Torah, which says that dairy symbolizes the “land flowing with milk and…

9 Hamantaschen Recipes With an Unexpected Twist

Purim is around the corner and we can’t wait to get dressed up and celebrate! If you are too excited and have the Purim feels already we suggest you start baking Hamantaschen! Here is a list of fun and exciting Hamantaschen with a twist. 1. The S’more Hamantaschen Melted chocolate, ooey-gooey ‘mellows, a crunchy crust……

Happy Channukah from Hillel Ontario’s Board of Directors

Written by Micki Mizrahi, Chair Rabbi Hillel declared: “A single candle can light a thousand more without diminishing itself.” Tomorrow night, the Jewish world along with Jewish students who have been impacted by their campus Hillel, most of whom are home with their families, will be lighting the Chanukah candles. We will witness that the…