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Happy Sylvester? Happy New Year? Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Happy Sylvester? Happy New Year? Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Posted by Yussel's Place Judaic Art & Gifts/yusselsplace.com on 27th Dec 2018

In Israel, why on secular new years do Israelis wish each other a Happy Sylvester and not Happy New Year? Where does Sylvester come from and who do Israelis wish each other a happy one?Sylvester is th … read more
Calendric Madness

Calendric Madness

Posted by Yussel's Place Judaic Art & Gifts/yusselsplace.com on 11th Dec 2018

Is...(fill in the blank-Rosh Hashana/Chanukah/Passover) early or late this year? You never hear, wow (fill in the blank) is on time! The holidays are either too early or too late. Why do they fluctuat … read more
Special Chanukah Memories

Special Chanukah Memories

Posted by Yussel's Place Judaic Art & Gifts/yusselsplace.com on 28th Nov 2018

We've been asking customers what is their special childhood memory of Chanukah. Some remembered the family gathered around the pile of presents waiting for the adults to finish dinner so unwrapping of … read more