Article Archive

Shabbat and Other Holidays

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  • Shabbat Brought Us Together

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    A woman's personal narrative on how celebrating Shabbat on Friday nights was important for her and her family.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Shabbat Becomes My Own

    By Rachel Goldsmith

    Personal narrative about a woman who made great friends in an introduction to Judaism course, and the group has spent the past year celebrating Shabbat together each Friday night.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Hug Often

    By Heather Seith

    A Jewish woman describes her Shabbat practice with her Catholic husband.

    Date: 02-29-2008
  • Thanksgiving: The Interfaith Family's

    By Jim Keen

    Personal narrative from an intermarried man describing how Thanksgiving is both the easiest and most difficult holiday for his family:  it’s the one where he and his wife feel equally comfortable and knowledgable, but it is also the

    Date: 08-01-2006
  • Purim and Intermarriage

    By Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael

    Professional view about the central meaning of the Purim story:  intermarriage can produce important non-Jewish allies for Jewish communities.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Using Thanksgiving Leftovers the Next Day for Hanukkah

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted general information about Thanksgiving recipes that can double as Hanukkah fare, including Tzemmes, Pumpkin, and raison dishes.

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • Use Lots of Fruit at the Table to Harvest the Perfect Shavuot Meal

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted general information about Shavuot, the spring harvest festival, including recipes for Date-Filled Fish and Tabouleh.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • A Conversation with Jane Breskin Zalben, Author of a Cookbook with Recipes for Jewish, Christian and Secular Holidays

    By Judith Bolton-Fasman

    Reprinted profile of Jane Breskin Zalben and review of her new cookbook, To Every Season:  A Family Holiday Cookbook, a cookbook for parents and children to use for American holidays, including recipes for Fanny’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

    Date: 11-16-2006
  • The 52-Day Holiday

    By Jayne Cohen

    Ideas for celebrating Shabbat with a busy modern family, plus recipes.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • The Millennium Shift: A Jewish Approach

    By Hanna Tiferet Siegel

    Opinion piece about the significance of the Christian new year 2000 falling on Shabbat, and suggesting that rather than breaking-down from the stress of celebrating and worrying, people could take the opportunity to rest.

    Date: 11-15-2006

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