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Rifki Orzech

Rifki Orzech is an olah, a mother of three and a content writer with five years’ experience. She is passionate about women learning Torah and has completed the Susi Bradfield Educational Leadership Programme for Jewish women at the London School of Jewish Studies.

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Unlocking All Levels With Reading Basics

Hebrew literacy is the gift that keeps on giving. Whether for cultural, modern language or to read texts in their original form, the acquisition of Hebrew—reading, writing and even speaking—is...

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What is Shavuot?

By Rifki Orzech | Shavuot | 0 Comments | 24 May, 2019

What is Shavuot?

It’s a good question. You see over time all the reasons make it a chag that’s really complex… it’s a chag that kills two birds with one stone. Or more accurately, feeds many birds...

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Lag BaOmer Customs: Fans of Kumsitz and First Haircut

By Rifki Orzech | Lag BaOmer | 0 Comments | 20 May, 2019

Lag BaOmer is the semi holiday many Jews don’t know about. It is literally the the 33rd day of Sfirat HaOmer, the counting of the Omer (Vayikra 23:15-16) as the numerical value of lag, lamed ל...

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What is Pesach Celebration?

By Rifki Orzech | Pesach | 0 Comments | 10 April, 2019

Jeopardy! is an American television game show with a specific quiz format. Contestants, competing for prize money, are presented with general knowledge answers and must phrase their responses in...

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Making the most out of Pesach

By Rifki Orzech | Pesach | 0 Comments | 10 April, 2019

Behold (I just like that word) one of my favorite passages in the Haggadah:

It happened that R. Eliezer, R. Yehoshua, R. Elazar ben Azarya, R. Akiva, and R. Tarfon were reclining [at a seder] in...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Purim with Pre-Schoolers

By Rifki Orzech | Purim | 0 Comments | 05 March, 2019

We own one Purim costume for babies, it’s a tiger, and over the years we’ve tied it into multiple themes so we could use it three times over.  Purim with small children isn’t easy….. sure you...

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Fun, Mitzvot and Community Quadrupled

By Rifki Orzech | Purim | 0 Comments | 20 February, 2019

I’m getting really bad at the prep for chag ahead lark… I missed the chance to get Purim costumes delivered from Amazon, won’t risk it with Aliexpress and I’m toying with bad pun homemade costumes...

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Mish Mash Malapropisms and Jumbled Letters

By Rifki Orzech | Alef Bet | 0 Comments | 04 February, 2019

Auto correct can be hilarious. I remember responding to our hostess’s allergy enquiries four days before going to her for Shabbat lunch. I confirmed that we weren’t allergic to anything but some...

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Doo Doo Doo Shabbat Songs and Spaces

By Rifki Orzech | Shabbat | 0 Comments | 30 January, 2019

“It’s Shabbat doo doo doo doo” sang the Maccabeats and their pint-size co-singers on their latest music video, Shabbat Baby Shark, throwing out beats on challa, tasty Shabbat fare, and nap time....

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Kids do Dumb Stuff in the Virtual World Too

By Rifki Orzech | Internet Safety | 0 Comments | 21 January, 2019

I would be reading out a press release from the Department of the Obvious if I said that children did  really dumb stuff sometimes. You know the things that leave you looking like a horrified...

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