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Image celebrating Shavuot: 10 Commandments on 2 stone tablets


Shavuot means weeks and it is one of the feasts of the LORD mentioned in the Torah.

Porkless Shavuot

Calculating the time it took to go from Egypt to Mount Sinai, it is most likely that Moses was on Mount Sinai during the first Shavuot.
Porkless Shavuot

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Israel's Independence Day

Apr 15, 2023
Out of the tears of the Shoah God birthed the modern nation of Israel. On May 14, 1948 David Ben-Gurion…
10th plague of Egypt


Apr 04, 2023
The Passover is a very important Holy Day in Jewish history. The Passover begins the day before the feast of…

Passover Broccoli Knish

Apr 02, 2023
Knish is one of the traditional Passover foods most of us have grown up with. They are always made with love…
matza ball soup

Matza Ball Soup

Apr 01, 2023
Matzah Ball soup is a Passover favorite that can be enjoyed any time of year. Passover commemorates the…

Passover Waffles

Mar 29, 2023
• 2 eggs separated• 3 Tablespoons oil• 1/2 cup buttermilk• 1/4 cup sugar• 1/3 cup matzah cake meal• 1/8 cup…

Passover Pineapple Crumble

Mar 28, 2023
Matzo meal makes a perfect crumble topping for a fruity dessert to round out the Passover meal. Serves: 8 or…

Tu B'shevat

Jan 26, 2023
Tu’B Shevat is the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat. Tu’B Shevat is when we celebrate the New Year for…

New Year of the Trees

Nov 28, 2022
Happy Tu BeShvat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. Tu BeShevat 2021 begins in the evening of Wednesday,…

Simchat Torah

Oct 11, 2022
Have you ever been to a simcha? A simcha is a celebration.

Sukkot the Forgotten Holy Day

Oct 09, 2022
Many non-Jews are familiar with Passover, Chanukah, and the High Holy Day days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom…

The Sukkah

Oct 05, 2022
The sukkah, a fragile hut built of branches and leaves, is the main feature of the Sukkot festival.


Oct 04, 2022
The third holy convocation of the High Holy Days is Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, or the…

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