Holidays
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A good time was had by all at the annual community Purim parade sponsored by the New England Rabbinical College. This year's parade took place March 17, starting on Elmgrove Avenue in front of the … more
I love it when people taste my pareve desserts and say, “Wow—this is pareve!?” It’s the same rule with Passover dishes and desserts. Which is why I am on a never-ending … more
There’s nothing like Passover to remind us where we come from. In many Jewish homes, Passover traditions are carried down from father to son, establishing the family’s customs and setting … more
Growing up in Iran, I never truly appreciated the difference between spring cleaning, New Year’s and getting ready for Passover. The Jewish holiday takes place almost simultaneously with the … more
Last April, as the pandemic raged in my area, I opened my front door to my dear friend, Natalie, who literally threw at me from a distance a plastic sandwich bag containing her family’s … more
This year Passover starts at sundown on Friday April 15. Don’t forget to grab some matzah, maror, and wine. Manischewitz is the way to go! The seder is held this night. Passover is the … more
Who loves a sweet treat that tastes a bit like cardboard, is packed with preservatives, makes your mouth dry and comes from a can? I sure don’t! And yet, I’m sure we’re all very familiar with this classic Passover dessert: coconut macaroons from a can. I’ve had my fair share of these store-bought cookies after my family’s seder. more
Naomi Baine still remembers her brush with human trafficking. She was about 9 years old, traveling alone to Israel for the first time, with a layover at London’s Heathrow Airport. She found a special room designed for kids, where a single attendant was watching. Suddenly, a strange man entered the room. He claimed to be picking up his niece and gestured toward Baine. The man didn’t bear any obvious resemblance to her, but he spoke confidently, and the attendant seemed to believe him. more
The City of Providence Hanukkah “Spectaculah” is a free community celebration that brings food, music, drinks, candle-lighting and art to Biltmore Park in downtown Providence on Sunday Dec. 5, from 3 to 6 p.m. … more
These potato latkes are so good that posting the recipe alone is a mitzvah of the highest order. The Festival of Lights refers to a lamp in the temple that was supposed to have … more
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