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VIDEO CONTEST:  How to vote

VIDEO CONTEST: How to vote

JewishBoston.com is running a video contest - read all about it here - then come back to this post to find out how to vote... Read More
Posted in: Community News
Grandma Ida's Passover Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Grandma Ida's Passover Chocolate Chiffon Cake

My Grandma Ida was famous in our family for two talents: her knitting and her baking. She passed away almost a decade ago, so I'm... Read More
Posted in: Food
Four Questions with Sam Slater, Philanthropist

Four Questions with Sam Slater, Philanthropist

Real estate scion. Philanthropist. Movie producer. These are just some of the ways to describe Sam Slater, who, when not managing part of his family's... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
Last minute Passover ideas

Last minute Passover ideas

If you are like millions of Jews in America, life has been pretty busy lately.Passover is upon us and to help ease your stress, here... Read More
Carrot Kugel Souffle

Carrot Kugel Souffle

Ready for the side dishes? Here's a perfect one for your Passover meal. 2 cups grated carrot 1 Tbsp matzah meal 1 cup sugar 8... Read More
Posted in: Food
Turning on our Future Rabbis: Israel and Rabbinic Education

Turning on our Future Rabbis: Israel and Rabbinic Education

Daniel Gordis, in his recent essay “Are Young Rabbis Turning on Israel?” published in Commentary, identifies a number of important challenges facing rabbinical education and... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
How to light the Menorah on Chanukah

How to light the Menorah on Chanukah

I've often wondered if I was doing it right. No one ever taught me. I grew up lighting the menorah with my family and just... Read More
Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it like history. How can I turn this into a productive discussion at the seder?

Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it like history. How can I turn this into a productive discussion at the seder?

Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it... Read More
Jewish mentor Jerry Kellman gave Barack Obama major step up career ladder in 1985 in Chicago

Jewish mentor Jerry Kellman gave Barack Obama major step up career ladder in 1985 in Chicago

The road from unknown young college graduate to President of the United States was a long and winding road for President Barack Obama, and one... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
I work as an EMT. Does it violate Shabbat if I work on a Saturday, even if they're desperate for help?

I work as an EMT. Does it violate Shabbat if I work on a Saturday, even if they're desperate for help?

Esther Pinsky of Somerville, Massachusetts asks: I'm an EMT (emergency medical technician), and my company is short staffed on Saturdays. When the company is short staffed, patients don't... Read More

Events

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
National Center for Jewish Film's Jewishfilm.2014 - "Before the Revolution"
Thursday, May 01, 2014

National Center for Jewish Film's Jewishfilm.2014 - "Before the Revolution"

National Center for Jewish Film
Cinco De Mayo Shabbat Dinner for 20's & 30's
Friday, May 02, 2014

Cinco De Mayo Shabbat Dinner for 20's & 30's

The Chai Center of Brookline