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Nov 26 2012

Free Stuff Alert: Midrash Manicures Giveaway

By at 9:19 am

Sometimes you just want to make yourself look pretty. And your kids may very well have similar instincts. A manicure is one of our favorite ways to treat ourselves, and the little ones like to get in on it, too. Midrash Manicures combines Jewish education and creative nail art to make Torah more meaningful to you and your family. And all while making yourself look fabulous! Read the rest of this entry →

Dec 28 2011

Farewell to Hanukkah

By at 4:23 pm

Hanukkah has come and gone, and we hope all of our readers had eight great nights. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out our Kveller Family Photo Album to see some great Hanukkah snapshots (and send in your own to And as our final send-off to the Festival of Lights, here’s the manicure we’ve all been waiting for: Amy Keyishian’s final night.

menorah manicure

That’s a wrap!

Dec 23 2011

Happy Fourth Night!

By at 3:30 pm

In case you didn’t see these great photos of our friend Amy Keyishian and her Hanukkah manicures yesterday, you can catch up with today’s fourth night photo.

One thumbnail is the shamash, the other is a Jewish star.

Now that’s getting into the Hanukkah spirit!

And here’s yesterday’s post, where you can catch up on nights 1-3.

Happy Hanukkah!

Dec 22 2011

My Menorah Manicure…Happy Third Night!

By at 6:07 pm

Our girl Amy Keyishian is taking the menorah to a whole new level. We respect any woman who puts her nails where her religion is. (Note that one thumb is the shamash, the other one has a Magen David.)

On the first night of Hanukkah:

Night 2

Tonight…Night 3. Happy Hanukkah!

Go here for a refresher on what the holiday is all about and tips on how to celebrate it.

Sep 27 2011

What Makes a Manicure Holy?

By at 2:10 pm

From left to right: honey, apple, shofar, and a pomegranate.

You probably can’t find this offered at your local salon amongst the spa pedicure options, but one New York rabbi is setting a trend in nail couture. Every week Rabbi Yael Buechler paints her nails to be themed to that week’s Torah portion, and on holidays–well, she takes it to another level. You haven’t seen manicures until you’ve seen what she does with the 10 plagues at Passover!

I like her Rosh Hashanah manicure. But the real question is–how do you represent Yom Kippur on your nails?

Looking for other ways to celebrate Rosh Hashanah? Check out these activities to do with your kids, read our favorite books, and find out why you might not want to put away that kiddie pool just yet.


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