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Is there something in the Torah that says you shouldn't name your child after a living relative?

Is there something in the Torah that says you shouldn't name your child after a living relative?

We are about to give birth to our first son. I'm half Ashkenazi and half Sephardi. We want to name our son after my grandfather... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
The Wandering Jews Are Singing: Guy Mendilow in Concert

The Wandering Jews Are Singing: Guy Mendilow in Concert

Wandering Jews, and we all know how we have wandered, did not live in total isaolation. We incorporated the tastes and culture and sights and... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture
Curacaoan Charoset Recipe

Curacaoan Charoset Recipe

From Pito Salas, in a Curacaon cookbook co-written by his Mom Contrary to the Ashkenazic version of apples and walnuts, our version consists of a... Read More
Posted in: Food
Passover Traditions from Around the World

Passover Traditions from Around the World

Originally published in the YLD Haggadah, by Elisha Gechter and Alison Osattin Every year when Jews around the world gather to celebrate Passover - the story... Read More
Yasmin Levy--Wow!

Yasmin Levy--Wow!

A stunning concert tonight by Yasmin Levy at the Somerville Theater. Full house heard her passionate blend of Ladino/Sephardic/Spanish music. She has a good sense... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture
Jewishfilm.2010 The National Center For Jewish Film's 13th Annual Film Festival, April 7-18

Jewishfilm.2010 The National Center For Jewish Film's 13th Annual Film Festival, April 7-18

Celebrate JEWISHFILM’s “Bar Mitzvah” year with a special event screening of the newly-restored 1935 Yiddish musical melodrama “Bar Mitzvah,” along with New England Premieres of... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture