Passover is coming soon. Have you done Be'Dikat Chametz?
Have you even heard of Be'Dikat Chametz?
Be'Dikat Chametz is the act of ridding your house (or apartment) of chametz, or unleavened bread, the night before the Passover seder (Sunday night, April 9, 2017).
It's a mild version of spring cleaning.
So why do we recommend you do it?
1. Puts You in the Mood for Passover
You're going to go a full week without bread!
This simple act makes sure your body and mind are prepped and ready for the ordeal that awaits you.
2. Cleanliness Is Next To...
Ah, the Matzah Ball!
No, not that party for single Jews on Christmas Eve.
We're talking about the little concoction that's become a cherished Passover tradition, served in a delicious chicken soup.
Read on for the very brief history of the matzah ball and a recipe you might enjoy if you're making matzah ball soup from scratch.
Germans Started It
By the twelfth century, Germans were making dumplings called "knodels" - basically, breadcrumbs mixed with egg, chicken fat, and spices, then boiled in water or soup broth. They looked like this:
If you've checked out our store, Proud Jews T-Shirts, you may notice only a few choices of shirts under our Holidays collection.
Why don't we have more?
Because when we started - just a few weeks ago - we wanted to focus on putting together fresh, original designs that appeal to all types of Jews and personalities, regardless of season.
Why did we update our website?
To make it easier for you to find the shirts you want!
Our new site lets you sort and filter better than our old version. It also simplifies some of the navigation and allows us to organize our shirts into collections.
We hope you like it!