Handmade by Chana

Homegoods, judaica and ritual items for Jewish holidays and celebrations. Specializing in tactile fabrics, tallitot, papercut illustrations and hand-lettered Hebrew items, every item is crafted with joy to enrich your Jewish life. L'Chaim!

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Tallit

Exquisite materials, handmade artistry.

Chuppah

Your wedding, personalized design.

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A Tallit of her Own

A Tallit of her Own

However I wear it, I find the tallit garment to be a physical reminder of the holiness (and wholeness) we are all seeking. Unlike most other elements of Judaism, there aren’t a lot of rules about a tallit. But having designed and sewn over 600 of them, I can say I’ve learned a few things since the first one.

Shabbat Shalom Bayit

Shabbat Shalom Bayit

As a young mother who did not grow up immersed in Judaism, one of the most daunting tasks was conveying a strong sense of Jewish identity to my children. I didn’t have the lived, communal experience that so easily informed my husband’s observance…I was determined that my children would always ‘belong.’ One of the simplest points of entry was Shabbat dinners.
Fine Print First...

Fine Print First...

I share this blog as a chronicle of my imperfect Jewish journey, in the hope that I might provide a few short-cuts to someone else treading the same path. I can't offer a reflection of your own experience. Hopefully, it's more of a refraction...the way a rainbow provides shared beauty from countless differing perspectives. Mine is just one of the millions of ways in which people 'do Jewish.'