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Chanukah Sugar Cookie Recipe

Chanukah Sugar Cookie Recipe

This recipe for colorful Chanukah sugar cookies comes to us from foodie and mom Elizabeth Sternberg. Have fun whipping up a batch with your little... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
What are the arguments for and against the Documentary Hypothesis?

What are the arguments for and against the Documentary Hypothesis?

This week's Ask A Rabbi deals with the Documentary Hypothesis, the belief that the Torah is a collection of independent narratives written by different authors,... Read More
Gateways' Seven Strategies for a Successful Seder for All Learners

Gateways' Seven Strategies for a Successful Seder for All Learners

Pointers for a Perfect Passover from Gateways’ Special Educators, Therapists and Specialists 1. Preview. Show-and-tell a social story, a customized children’s picture book designed to... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Lemon-Thyme Chicken for Passover

Lemon-Thyme Chicken for Passover

As part of our Seder in a Box program, we have come up with some menu options for your Passover seder. I'm a big fan... Read More
Posted in: Food
Congregation Shirat Hayam

Why This Rabbi Says “Merry Christmas” To Strangers This Week

I just don’t get “Happy Holidays” as a greeting at this time of the year; certainly not between people of the same religion, but even... Read More
Liz's Roasted Potatoes with Garlic

Liz's Roasted Potatoes with Garlic

Thanks to Liz, JewishBoston's awesome Community Manager, for this recipe!  3 pounds of red potatoes  8 cloves of garlic, chopped  ¼ cup olive oil  Salt... Read More
Posted in: Food
Judaism 101: Sukkot and the Opportunity for Change

Judaism 101: Sukkot and the Opportunity for Change

Most of our holidays commemorate specific events: Passover recalls the exodus from Egypt, Hanukkah the rededication of the Temple following a military victory against the... Read More
Four Questions with Paige LaMarche - A New Generation of Hadassah Lady

Four Questions with Paige LaMarche - A New Generation of Hadassah Lady

This month marks the centennial of Hadassah’s Boston chapter. I spoke to Paige LaMarche, a third-generation member of the women’s Zionist organization. She’s the student... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Originally published in the YLD Haggadah, by Elisha Gechter 8 ounces coarsely chopped unsweetened chocolate 4 ounces coarsely chopped semisweet chocolate 1 1/3 cups sugar... Read More
Posted in: Food
Book Review: My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

Book Review: My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev

This story is not about a vacuum cleaner. With a title like My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner, I expected a more straightforward... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas

Events

Kosher L'Pesach Jazz Brunch
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Kosher L'Pesach Jazz Brunch

Ahavath Torah Congregation
Tremont Street Shul 20s&30s
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

HametzFest

Tremont Street Shul 20s&30s
Women Working Together Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Women Working Together Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching

Career Moves -- a division of JVS | Get Your Career Moving
Riverway Cafe
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Riverway Cafe

Riverway Project
Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
Thursday, April 24, 2014

A Bissel Schlissel Challah Baking Workshop

Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
PJ Library Topsy Turvy Pajama Shabbat
Friday, April 25, 2014

PJ Library Topsy Turvy Pajama Shabbat

Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Yavilah McCoy & Alexi Parashcos "Elements of Jewish Gospel"
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Yavilah McCoy & Alexi Parashcos "Elements of Jewish Gospel"

Temple Hillel B'nai Torah
Blue & White Night
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Blue & White Night

CJP - Combined Jewish Philanthropies
The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics
Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics

Schusterman Center for Israel Studies