Support The Families of Israel’s Fallen Soldiers – Buy Fine Israeli Wines!

Israeli WinesIt must be the weekend because we are on quite the wine roll – first Portuguese wines and now kosher Israeli wines. This email from Judaism.com just appeared in our inbox.  As you know, we are always suckers for a cause and the fact that now through August 30, 2014 Judaism.com will donate 5% of your order to the families of Israeli fallen soldiers pushes this to the top of our to do list. With this incentive, we encourage all of you who are planning on hosting family and friends for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippor, or Sukkot to stock up on wines from Israel.  Plan ahead and buy now! All Judaism.com wines are Kosher. They stock delicious table wines, kiddish wines, dessert wines, sparkling wines, cooking wines and even wine gift sets.

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Sports Kippah | MLB & NBA Sports Theme Wedding & Bar Mitzvah Yarmulkes

As we have so often mentioned, it is our visitors who inspire these posts.  One of the most common questions we are asked is where to find specialty kippah (yarmulke) for themed events like weddings and Bar Mitzvahs.  And well over 50% of our clients are specifically seeking sports kippah. Sometimes my go to Judaica stores carriy them but truthfully, although I have seen generic sports kippah (i.e. football kippah or basketball kippah) I have never seen such an extensive collection of custom MLB & NBA team kippot at such reasonable prices as those available on Fanatics. Some people are more traditional but if the honoree is a sports fan, we really do not think there is anything wrong with adding a hint of personality to even the most formal events. In our oh so humble opinion, it is the little touches that transform a wedding from pinterest inspired to warm and hamish. We can just picture the groom and groomsmen walking down the aisle in their sharp black tux, crisp white shirts, handsome bow ties, and their Padres sports kippah!  And even if you can't quite bring yourself to advertise your favorite team at your wedding, these yarmulkes also make fun gifts.  Think Father's Day, Chanukah, or any day!

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