Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774
The heat is on -- in the ovens, that is. Everyone is out shopping or bustling in their kitchens in preparation for the holidays. If you haven't already completed your menu, take these tasty ideas into consideration. Turkey Tenderloins With Caramelized Onions (Meat) Fresh thyme and sweet onions add lots of flavor to a very simple sauté. 1 tsp. vegetable...
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... and hearty meals for the holidays
Food is a vital part of the holidays, even at Yom Kippur, which is preceded by a major meal and followed by a break-the-fast supper. Orthodox Union recipe expert Eileen Goltz offers the following recipes for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. Goltz was born and raised in the Chicago area, and graduated from Indiana University and the Cordon Bleu...
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The holiday of Tisha B'Av is not on every Jewish person's radar, but it should be. The one holiday that hits us in the heat of summer, Tisha B'Av -- which begins this year on the evening of July 29 -- is a fast day that commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem in 586 BCE...
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David Ackerman
At the heart of the observance of Tisha B'Av -- the annual day of national mourning that marks the destruction of the ancient temples in Jerusalem -- lies the chanting of the biblical book of Lamentations. A collection of five distinct poems of lament, Lamentations -- or Eichah in Hebrew -- serves as the source for our tradition's language of...
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Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, Jewish Exponent Feature
Devarim, Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 We wandering Jews are always on a journey. Each year, as we make our way though the summer months, we concurrently journey through the wilderness of Numbers. Now, at the end of July, we arrive at Deuteronomy, the final book of the Torah. Like the first portion of every biblical book, this week's portion shares its name...
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