Did you ever wonder about henna tattoos?

Does researching an historical novel sound like a dull task? I have found it to be anything but tedious. Today’s gem is going to be about henna and women’s monthly cycles—amazing what you can find out. History is anything but stuffy and boring. According to Leviticus 15, physical separation of women was required during menstruation (or… Read More

Who was this audacious immigrant?

Philanthropy was practiced in ancient Israel—it was a part of their laws and traditions. Hebrew laws actually provided options to women who had fallen on hard times. Allowing gleaning during harvest is one such law—the corners of fields were to be left for the poor as well as any leavings in the fields after reaping… Read More