…Three words: destination siddur parties.
Hopefully, by now, we’ve all managed to deal with our siddur cover traumas. (But if you still have some outstanding issues to work through, please head on over to the original post for some comment therapy.)
And so, it’s time to move on to the thing which separates Israeli siddur parties from their Diaspora counterparts – namely: amazing venues.
Israeli first graders are often privileged to receive their siddurim at incredibly meaningful and unique locations – such as the Kotel:
And Heichal Shlomo, the former seat of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate and the current home of the Museum of Jewish Art:
Where did your kids have their siddur parties?