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I’ve always loved bonsai – which, according to Wikipedia, is defined as “the Japanese art of growing and shaping miniature trees in containers.” When I lived in Brooklyn, New … more
On Dec. 10, over 25 Hadassah members and friends met for a cozy potluck luncheon in a private home in Pawtucket to light the fourth Hanukkah candle together and discuss many “miracles.” … more
On Dec. 14 , the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island hosted a young professionals Hanukkah happy hour at Riffraff in Providence to celebrate the last night of the holiday. Gifts were exchanged, … more
Now more than ever, it's important to share the many ways we are bringing light into our lives and the lives of our neighbors and friends. In honor of the last night of Hanukkah, we wanted to shine … more
This essay was first published on Kveller Jewish kids and Christmas: For some parents, this combination can seem like a proverbial minefield of challenges presented to us each winter. The … more
Hanukkah gift-giving can run the gamut from “I know just what they want” to “How did I get Uncle David’s name again?” But you can find a … more
I was never able to pronounce the name of this pastry correctly. Sfenj actually means “sponge,” and these are indeed spongy, springy and full of air bubbles. I learned this recipe from my friend and pastry chef Ruta ... more
A massive march aimed at pressing for stronger efforts to curb climate change will take place in New York City on the second day of Rosh Hashanah – which could exclude Jewish climate activists. … more
I get a lot of odd looks when I tell people that my favorite day of the Jewish year is Yom Kippur. From the traditional fast to the powerful language of the readings, … more
(JTA) – One of the centerpieces of the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur liturgy is the “Avinu Malkeinu” prayer – Our Father, Our King. It’s a desperate and emotional appeal … more
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