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Salads Count for the Holiday

The 50 days between Pesach and Shavuot are called the "Counting of the Omer." Thirty-three days into the counting of the Omer, Jews celebrate...
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Bonfires of Lag B’Omer

Lag B'Omer, falling this year on May 10, is a day of pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai in Israel's Galilee...
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Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Nothing says summer more than a beautiful bowl of fresh cherries. Bing is the best-known sweet cherry. Large, round, and extra-sweet, it has purple-red...

Any Way You Slice It

One of the best things about summer is the wide variety of fresh fruit available all season long.Try topping off your picnic or light...
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PSA Screenings Under Attack

Though common sense dictates that men and wom­en should do everything in their power to think proactive and preventative when it comes to their...
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Marinades: The Great Grillers Gift to BBQ

Here in Israel, the official grilling season begins in the spring, on Israel Independence Day. Israelis take their grilling very seriously -- almost every...

Balancing Traditions With Health Concerns

With increased developments in diet and health trends, it is no wonder that the seder table is changing to include more specialty kosher food....
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Relax at Work? Ha!

Though firms in countries outside the United States offer an institutionalized nap as part of the workday, Amer­ican corporate culture subscribes to the hard-driving,...
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Potatoes: The Eyes Have It

WHAT'S COOKING? People often think of potatoes as winter food, as the starchy side of a filling, warming meal. But like most people, potatoes have...
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Coffee and Kids: Half Filled or Half Empty of Benefits?

Frapped, whipped, blended or heated, coffee has stirred up some popularity among an increasingly younger generation of fans, along with a touch of controversy...