Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
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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Wonderful ways to break the fast
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It's a tradition. First, we gulp down glasses of orange juice or sweet wine, then gobble a slice of sponge cake or something with chocolate chips to stave off the initial hunger. Later, when we get home to our tables, we gather round a collection of cheeses, fish and dairy dishes, which are customary to break the Yom Kippur fast...
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Yom Kippur, the most solemn Jewish High Holiday, is a time of reflection, atonement and complete fasting. At the conclusion of this day of worship and self-examination, friends and family members come together to exchange greetings and regain their strength. Foods served to break the fast are light and simple restoratives, which usually include both sweet and salty dishes. This...
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