Tag Archives: Religion

History, Food and Celebration: A Novice’s Guide to Sukkot

Taking place just five days after Yom Kippur, Sukkot is one of the three great pilgrimage festivals in the Jewish calendar. Originally celebrated to signify the end of the Autumn harvest, the scripture reinterpreted this holiday to coincide with Jewish beliefs, leading to millions of Jews celebrating their ancestors and …

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Spirits and Evil Forces: Has the Purpose of Jewellery Come Full Circle?

For hundreds of years, people have worn jewellery as a fashion accessory, a symbol of wealth, a religious token, or a spiritual tool. Despite changes in society, fashion and hierarchy, this emotional and materialistic reasoning behind jewellery has not really been altered. Since the end of the twentieth century, however, …

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Everything You Need to Know About Gifting

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when someone mentions Christmas or your birthday? Chances are that the first thing you envision are – gifts. People love holidays and special events for several reasons. Other than socialising, spending time with your loved ones, whether it’s friends or family, …

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