Holidays
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For some people, it’s just not a seder without the traditional sweet grape wine in each of the four cups. But, if you are tired of the same old four cups at your seder, and if your family … more
Passover has always been my favorite holiday. Each year, my grandmother was proud to host two well-attended seders – there were never fewer than 18 people at our tables each night. I loved … more
This time of year I am reminded of my dear friend, Gladys Kapstein z”l, who used to serenade her friends at Hillel board meetings with “I love Pesach with a Passion” to the tune … more
LINCOLN – Purim is a deliciously sweet Jewish holiday, but its trademark cookie is a monster – and not only because it’s named for Haman, the unspeakable villain in the Purim story. more
(401)j reports a great turnout at its annual Hanukkah celebration Dec. 1 at CW Lanes in Lincoln. Check out the group’s Facebook page for upcoming events.  more
  (My Jewish Learning via JTA) – The central mitzvah of Sukkot is found in Leviticus 23:42, where Jews are commanded to dwell in a sukkah, a temporary hut, for seven days and nights. We … more
(Kveller via JTA) – Here’s the short version of this article. If you leave your kids home on the High Holy Days so you can have grownup praying time, bring your kids on … more
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (JTA) – On the first afternoon of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz will lead her congregation on a walk to the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on the Mystic River … more
Barbara Pierce Bush, our beloved former first lady, passed away last month. Like millions of other people, I was riveted by her funeral. The solemnity, regal tone and endearing stories moved me … more
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