Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
A joyous time of the year, where we welcome family and friends outdoors
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Right on the heels of Yom Kippur, the search is on. Children go about fishing for corn stalks, leaves and fallen tree branches - all essential items for the sukkah - to be built in backyards, patios or even on condominium balconies. Sukkot is a joyous festival, and building the sukkah can be a family project. In ancient times, the...
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By:
Andrew Schloss
What sacrifices we make for the sake of speed –– take oats, for example. Look at those fallacious insta-tized flakes that pass for modern oatmeal. Even the noble look of the weighty friend on the label can't disguise the anemia of a processed product possessing all the appeal of gustatory dust. Quickness is its one asset, and for that we...
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When making up your holiday menus for the sukkah, think about including these warm, moist breads made from the fruits of the harvest. It's a great way to draw the entire family into the spirit and fun of preparing for the Jewish holiday celebration of Sukkot. Pumpkin Bread [Pareve] 1?4 cup water 2 large eggs 1?2 cup vegetable oil 1...
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A time of rejoicing for abundance, for family and for the stranger
Sukkot is the Jewish Thanksgiving. The weeklong festival begins on the fifth day after Yom Kippur and includes many joyous aspects, each with its own name. As Chag Ha'asif , it is the "Festival of the Harvest," which coincides with the full moon and harvest time of ancient Palestine. It is also called zeman simchatenu , or a "time of...
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Have you discovered candy-bar wrappers in your son's book bag? Are you tired of afternoon snacks ruining your daughter's dinner? A nutritionist at Albert Einstein Medical Center offers some suggestions for healthier after-school snacking. Flavia Herzog, M.A., R.D., conducts nutrition workshops for children and their parents in Philadelphia, as well as provides one-on-one nutrition counseling to patients at Albert Einstein...
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