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Staff Picks: Honey and Apple Set Roundup
Staff Picks: Honey and Apple Set Roundup

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin September 15, 2019

Autumn is nearly here, and with that, the holiday season is upon us. We mean apple season, of course. Just kidding (mostly)! But Rosh Hashanah and apples do go hand in hand: During the Jewish New Year, we dip apples

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Welcoming Elul: A Spiritual Check-Up
Welcoming Elul: A Spiritual Check-Up

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin August 30, 2019

What does it truly mean to take account of one’s soul? One way to understand it is searching within ourselves to find our deepest truths, beliefs, and alignments, and making sure that our actions are in step with them. In other words, it means beginning the work that will lead us to releasing the tensions, in

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Our Soul Remembers: Finding Hope on Tisha B'Av
Our Soul Remembers: Finding Hope on Tisha B'Av

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin August 10, 2019

On the Ninth of Av, the anniversary of the destruction of both ancient temples, the Western Wall—now the last fragment of what was once a grand and welcoming home shared by G-d and humankind—is awash with mourners, gathering to read the book of Lamentations. 

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Deeper Beauty: Connecting to Intention Through Hiddur Mitzvah
Deeper Beauty: Connecting to Intention Through Hiddur Mitzvah

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin July 24, 2019

The Hebrew root of “I will glorify G-d” [anveihu] can be understood as either nah’eh, meaning “handsome” or “pleasing,” or nah’veh, meaning “dwelling place” or “home.” Looking at hiddur mitzvah through these lenses, we are invited to explore an alternate understanding than what we may think of as creating beauty: it calls on us to create a home for the Divine presence through our actions. 

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