What to do with a new Jewish Baby

Mazal Tov! You have a new Jewish baby. What is next? Have you chosen a name? Brit Milah? What is a Shalom Zachor or a Shalom Bat? How much do you know about a Pidyon haBen? Mottle and Batya take you through the sometimes confusing process of welcoming a new Jewish life into the world.JewishBaby

Jewish Customs about Death and Mourning

Death is an experience that every human being comes in contact. Judaism has an incredible ‘toolbox’ for dealing with this universal experience.
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Bar and Bat Mitzvah

Where does the concept of a Bar Mitzvah come from? Today you are a man, tomorrow you are a 7th grader again. Was it always that way? Batya and Mottle dig deeper into this well known Jewish life cycle event and reveal ‘stuff’ about it that you probably didn’t know.

A boy celebrates his Bar Mitzvah by praying at the wailing wall in Jerusalem, Israel. Bar Mitzvah are Jewish coming of age rituals. According to Jewish law, when Jewish boys reach 13, they become responsible for their actions and become a Bar Mitzvah.

A boy celebrates his Bar Mitzvah by praying at the wailing wall in Jerusalem, Israel. Bar Mitzvah are Jewish coming of age rituals. According to Jewish law, when Jewish boys reach 13, they become responsible for their actions and become a Bar Mitzvah.

What is a Jewish Wedding?

What makes a wedding a Jewish wedding? Mottle and Batya walk you through the entire day from start to finish.  You will be shouting Mazal Tov an feel like were there!

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