Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
It;s oh-so-organic for the man of the house
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Like the rest of us, fathers are into healthy, nutritious foods - and that includes an increasing preference for organically produced items. What is organic? Is it safer or more nutritious than conventionally produced food? Here are some facts put in place by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These national standards are for all foods labeled "organic," whether grown in...
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To treat Dad royally this June 16, put a lawn chair in a shady spot and the newspaper on a table nearby. Serve him a tall glass of his favorite cold drink. While he enjoys a peaceful morning in the great outdoors, start preparing a brunch fit for a king. When the food is ready, the kids can unroll a...
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Make it a special time for a special someone
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Welcome home! Two heartwarming words that reflect joy, pride and hospitality. At this time of year, it's likely to be the return of a student from college, a class reunion, a Father's Day get-together or a long-awaited visit from a close friend. No matter what, the homecoming meal is an opportunity to be together and catch up after long absences...
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Celebrate the holiday of Shavuot!
Shavuot — or “weeks” — is known by several names. It is called Pentecost and the “Feast of Weeks” because it falls on the 50th day after the second night of Passover. This located Shavuot in the midst of spring, when the earth is beginning to yield to the season’s warm proddings. Shavuot is thus called Chag Habikurim, the “Feast...
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Fire up the grill — and the salads!
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
On May 2, Israel honored her war heroes in a day of remembrance called Yom Hazikaron. It is a somber day, beginning with the blares of sirens, when everything comes to a standstill, remembering the nation's fallen. Places of entertainment are closed, and loved ones are mourned in ceremonies in every community. Then, at sunset, the mood swings to joyous...
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