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Holidays

Wine Tasting Like a Kind of Speed Dating for Shuls

Even if a 20-something pro­fessional attends the High Holiday Wine Tasting event, has a few drinks, acquires tickets for Rosh Ha­sha­nah, attends services --...
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A Few Twists on a Holiday Favorite

Oh joy! It’s that time of year when we get to eat honey cake (yes, this is sarcasm). Okay, before you get your yontif nose...
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Basking in the Brisket

Jewish holidays are times for worship, family and, of course, food. Favorite dish­es handed down through generations are often mainstays on the menu. But...
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A Variety of Foods to Enrich Your Rosh Hashanah Table

So this is where it all comes together — all the thought, all the planning, the testing. And the tasting, of course — always...
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Sweetness: A Symbol of Hope

Rosh Hashanah is one of my favorite holidays. It means sweet desserts galore, when even the savory dishes, such as stuffed cabbage, are infused...
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A Rosh Rush

When students come to Hillel of Greater Philadelphia seeking advice on how to handle a conflict between class and observing the High Holidays, Rabbi...

How Should We Approach New Year, as Individuals or a People?

The start of the New Year, the month of Tishrei, is full of holy days, among them four foundational ones: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur,...

Pesach: No Longer Must It Be Eight Matzah-Laden Days

For home cooks, the eight days of Passover have always constituted a challenge. The basic rule has been that any product that is fermented...
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Passover: The Mother of All Kitchen Yuntifs

Want to know a little secret that helps me keep my kitchen cool during the major food holiday that's fast approaching? Last year, 99...
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Learning From Tisha B’Av on How to Mourn Today’s Varied Tragedies

Tisha B'Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, will be observed beginning Saturday night, July 28. The day is synonymous with great...