Mitzvah Series

Living Legacy - Judaica Series


Aided by diagrams of home entrances and doorways, and with an assortment of Mezuzah scrolls and beautiful covers, students:

  • Learn the laws and customs pertaining to the Mezuzah scroll, its cover and placement.
  • Gain insight into the layout and design of the scroll.
  • Examine Mezuzot in varied styles, sizes and conditions.
  • Create a copper Mezuzah cover with their own original design, which they take home.  


The Havdallah ceremony comes to life as students explore its meaning and assemble their own Havdallah kits. They:

  • Touch and examine the ritual objects used in the Havdallah ceremony and discuss their significance.
  • Dip wicks into vats of hot beeswax and then weave the thin candles to create a beautiful Havdallah candle.
  • Make a fragrance holder using bits of cloves and foam balls.
  • Learn to recite and lead the Havdallah service.
    Receive a full-color, laminated Havdallah card to complete the kit.  


Participants learn about the art and skills of Tefillin fabrication, including some of its hidden meanings. They:

  • Touch and examine an assortment of parchment samples, scripts and Tefillin sets.
  • Follow the process of creating a Tefillin set, starting with a piece of raw hide.
  • Perform the task of a sofer (scribe) and proofread copies of a Tefillin scroll.
  • Try their hand at making a Tefillin knot.  


A display of a variety of Tallit/Tzitzit styles and sizes captivates the attention of the students. They:

  • Explore the process of Tallit-Making and the orgins of the different styles and colors.
  • Discover the significance of Tallit lines, blue thread and Tzitzit (knotted strings).
  • Learn the formula to tie and knot Tzitzit, which they take home in an attractive holder.  


This workshop, catered to confirmation classes and the upper grades of elementary school, features:

  • A tour of the beautiful mikvah facilities. 
  • A ideo presentation explaining the significance of this mitzvah.
  • A visual displays and step-by-step construction of a mikvah, as well as mikvahs throughout history.
  • A question-and-answer session.  


The Kosher Workshop will provide an engaging "crash course" regarding the laws of keeping Kosher, it will:

  • Introduce children and families to the fundamentals of kashrut.
  • Take participants behind the scene to see the intricacies of kosher certification.
  • Provide a hands-on experience of kosher shopping.
  • Demonstrate the practical practice of kashrut observance in our home.


For more information or to schedule a program, please contact

Rabbi Mendy 
11000 Fondren Rd. Ste. B104
Houston, TX 77096
(713) 774-0300
Fax: (713) 774-2212
Email: [email protected]