Article Archive

Shabbat and Other Holidays

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  • A Quilt? A Stew? Who Are We, Anyway?

    By Linda Arking

    Personal narrative about how one mutli-cultural and multi-faith family celebrates Thanksgiving:  with food from each culture, reminiscences about the family’s and recipes’ origins, and lots of talk about thankfulness.

    Date: 11-20-2006
  • Shavuot: A Celebration of Choice

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Professional advice from the Jewish Outreach Institute about Shavuot and its message that all Jews are Jews-by-choice.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Recipes for a Purim Celebration: Lentil Salad, Lentil Soup, Traditional Cookie Dough Hamantashen and Hamantashen for Kids

    By Joni Schockett

    Reprinted general information article about Purim diet and recipes for Hamantashen and lentil dishes in honor of the evil Haman and the legume-loving Esther.

    Date: 08-01-2006
  • Dispatch from the Institute: A Moment of Truth for Your Family, Every Week

    By The Jewish Outreach Institute

    Reprinted professional view from the Jewish Outreach Institute about the prayer Jewish parents traditionally say over their children each Shabbat, Friday night, and why this prayer holds particular significance for modern interfaith families.

    Date: 08-07-2006
  • Thanksgiving, 2001

    By Paula Lee Hellman

    Personal narrative from a woman describing how her Thanksgiving dinner has changed over the years--in terms of those in attendance and location where it’s held--yet the sentiment of thankfulness and American pride remains the same.

    Date: 08-10-2006
  • Differing Interpretations of the Ten Commandments

    By Rabbi Bruce Kadden

    Professional view from a rabbi about the differences between Jewish and Christian interpretations of the ten commandments.

    Date: 08-01-2006
  • The Sukkah Links Us to Craft and Creation

    By Rabbi Daniel S. Brenner

    Personal narrative of a rabbi remembering how shocked his North Carolina Christian neighbors were when his bookish family built a sukkah with nails and drills each Sukkot.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Understanding Jewish Food Traditions

    By InterfaithFamily

    An overview of Jewish foodways, including an introduction to keeping kosher, the role of Shabbat and the impact of immigration.

    Date: 08-06-2009
  • A Quilt? A Stew? Who Are We, Anyway?

    By Linda Morel

    Reprinted profile of Faye Levy, author of 14 cookbooks, about her experience with Thanksgiving dinners, why she sees it as a Jewish holiday, and her recipes for Thanksgiving Tzimmes, Spiced Roasted Turkey, Hot Cumin-Tomato Sauce, Challah Stuffing, and

    Date: 02-02-2007
  • Delicious Recipes to Enhance Your Shavuot Celebration

    By Linda Morel

    Advice from Rabbi Gil Marks about meaningful activities for celebrating Shavuot, including surrounding yourself with nature; eating grains, fruits, and dairy meals; and discussing the meaning of freedom on this holiday when God gave the Ten Commandments.

    Date: 04-25-2013

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