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Why do Jews not place flowers at graves?

Why do Jews not place flowers at graves?

Mary O'Hearn of Peabody asks: As a Catholic I've had the experience of visiting cemeteries that have flowers on graves. Why are Jewish graves not decorated... Read More
Fathers and Sons: A Special Blessing

Fathers and Sons: A Special Blessing

  As Fathers Day approaches on the secular calendar, I find myself thinking about the traditional Jewish blessing fathers bestow on their sons. This tradition... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Aunt Wendy's Passover Brisket

Aunt Wendy's Passover Brisket

Aunt Wendy is an amazing cook. Every year we have a tradition to celebrate Passover with meals and brunch at Aunt Wendy's. While we love... Read More
Posted in: Food
Shabbat How-To: Create a Meaningful Havdalah Service

Shabbat How-To: Create a Meaningful Havdalah Service

When I celebrate Shabbat, I tend to place an emphasis on Friday night’s festivities: lighting candles, eating a festive meal, singing with friends, and inevitably... Read More
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Cooking Video: Chanukah Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup with Dill

Wondering what, exactly, to serve with your potato latkes this Chanukah? Us too! Instead of consulting Google, we put Marjorie Druker, chef and owner of... Read More
Posted in: Food
'Breaded' Chicken Cutlets for Passover

'Breaded' Chicken Cutlets for Passover

Another one of my favorites. This chicken recipe is tasty and super easy, too. Enjoy! Skinless chicken breastsOne egg beaten, depending upon how much chicken... Read More
Posted in: Food
Introducing the Shabbat of the Month Club

Introducing the Shabbat of the Month Club

Since launching Shabbat of the Month we have had an extraordinary response. The excitement to share Shabbat with your families has inspired us and we... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Why do some people celebrate Passover a day longer than others?

Why do some people celebrate Passover a day longer than others?

Why do some people celebrate Passover a day longer than others? In the book of  Leviticus, we read about a Feast of Unleavened Bread where... Read More
Why do we fast on Yom Kippur? If I'm not going to take the day off of work, does it still make sense for me to fast? Would that mean anything?

Why do we fast on Yom Kippur? If I'm not going to take the day off of work, does it still make sense for me to fast? Would that mean anything?

Why do we fast on Yom Kippur? If I'm not going to take the day off of work, does it still make sense for me... Read More
What is the Jewish way of celebrating a birthday?

What is the Jewish way of celebrating a birthday?

In honor of Ask A Rabbi's one-year anniversary, JewishBoston.com asks: What is the Jewish way of celebrating a birthday? One of the greatest values of... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles

Events

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
A Tribute to Israeli Song
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A Tribute to Israeli Song

Jewish Music Theater
Auschwitz or Sinai: Israel and the Culture of Memory
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Auschwitz or Sinai: Israel and the Culture of Memory

Hebrew College