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How much does a bris typically cost?

How much does a bris typically cost?

About how much does a Mohel charge for a bris (ritual circumcision)? What does it include? Does the cost vary based on denomination of the... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
Passover Fun Facts (or Seder entertainment!)

Passover Fun Facts (or Seder entertainment!)

Originally published in the YLD Haggadah, by Elisha Gechter While you are getting settled, here are some fun facts about the Seder that you might not... Read More
A Night of Questions: 20 Table Topics for Your Passover Seder

A Night of Questions: 20 Table Topics for Your Passover Seder

Want to go beyond the Four Questions this year? Check out our list of table topics (click image to download), which ask about things both... Read More
Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage

Being a vegetarian on Passover can get a bit tricky, but try this! Because neither soy or rice are kosher for Passover, here's a revised... Read More
Posted in: Food
MatzelToff - Pareve Passover Desserts Can Be AWESOME

MatzelToff - Pareve Passover Desserts Can Be AWESOME

Having grown up kosher and then marrying someone not Jewish has taught me that some food concepts I took for granted are troubling and confusing... Read More
Posted in: Food
Why don’t many Jewish couples have baby showers or buy things for their baby ahead of time? I also heard that you shouldn’t congratulate a Jewish woman on her pregnancy...is that true?

Why don’t many Jewish couples have baby showers or buy things for their baby ahead of time? I also heard that you shouldn’t congratulate a Jewish woman on her pregnancy...is that true?

Why don’t many Jewish couples have baby showers or buy things for their baby ahead of time? I also heard that you shouldn’t congratulate a... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Is there a Jewish prayer for Thanksgiving?

Is there a Jewish prayer for Thanksgiving?

My wife grew up Christian. For her family, Thanksgiving always starts with a prayer. I'll be joining my in-laws for Thanksgiving this year, and they've... Read More
Downloadable Passover Activity Pages for Kids

Downloadable Passover Activity Pages for Kids

Get in the Passover spirit with these six downloadable activity pages for kids. We've got puzzles, crafts, fun sheets and more! Click each image to... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
How can I explain why Israel is important to the Jewish people?

How can I explain why Israel is important to the Jewish people?

My in-laws seem to only focus on the negatives about Israel. I want to steer our conversations away from all the negativity -- but not... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
I've always read that Jews don't believe in the concept of hell. Is that true?

I've always read that Jews don't believe in the concept of hell. Is that true?

I've always read that Jews don't believe in the concept of hell. Is that true? First, let me distinguish between what "Jews believe" versus what... Read More

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