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A Holiday of Hospitality

A Holiday of Hospitality

Sukkot, starting Wednesday night, is the Jewish holiday with a focus on hospitality. Many Jews step out of their everyday homes to eat and sometimes... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Temple Shalom

Tree Trimmings

While over the past seven years it's become incrementally easier, the pangs of discomfort still have me catching my breath when my Catholic husband drags... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Rachel

GingerBees-Gingerbread Maccabees (Biting someone's head off never tasted so good)!

I have had a serious hankering for gingerbread, which is ironic because I never used to like it. I find that since I officially hit... Read More
Posted in: Food
The Ultimate Shabbat How-To Guide

The Ultimate Shabbat How-To Guide

As Jews, we are given many gifts—and I’m not just talking about eight nights of presents on Chanukah. We get the gift of large families... Read More
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Sacred Story-Telling

Sacred Story-Telling

  As we near the end of counting the fifty days between Passover and Shavuot, the Jewish Birth Network is counting down the days until... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
Treatment4Addiction

A Sober Person's Pesach

Growing up, I thought of Passover as one of the "fun" Jewish Holidays. Despite being a celebration of Exodus, the Jews escape from slavery in... Read More
Posted in: Community News
The Perfect Passover Cookie: Walnut Mustachudos

The Perfect Passover Cookie: Walnut Mustachudos

Mention to me a cookie called a Walnut Mustachudo and my sense memories immediately recall my mother's White Meadow Temple Sisterhood Cookbook, circa 1980-something.  Faded... Read More
Posted in: Food
300 Hamentashen Part 2

300 Hamentashen Part 2

It's (well) after midnight. We did it.   That's what 300+ hamentashen look like, all nestled up against each other's jam-filled bellies, nice and toasty... Read More
Posted in: Food
Looking at Christmas as a Jew

Looking at Christmas as a Jew

Now that I’m an “adult” (all of twenty-three, which everyone loves to remind me is still so young), I have such an affinity for this... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
 
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