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  • The Case of the Missing Sav, and other mysteries in the transition of American Hebrew

    By Amanda Koppelman Milstein

    When I was a child, I was confused. Why was did my mother talk about how she had a Bas Mitzvah, while I prepared for my Bat Mitzvah? Why was the way my father pronounced Hebrew different from the way we learned it in Hebrew school?

    Date: 12-01-2011
  • Understanding Transliteration and Translation

    By Amanda Koppelman Milstein

    You may have seen Hebrew words written in Roman characters (transliteration) in many different ways, and translated in a variety of different ways as well. This can make learning Hebrew and saying prayers more confusing, but there are good reasons why all this diversity exists...

    Date: 12-04-2011
  • Happy Birthday Video

    In Hebrew, "happy birthday" is "yom huledet sameach."

    Date: 11-03-2011
  • Purim Booklet

    A resource booklet explaining the holiday of Purim, its customs and traditions.

    Date: 01-18-2012
  • Tu Bishvat Seders

    Resources to help you celebrate Tu Bishvat by hosting your own holiday seder (meal).

    Date: 01-20-2012
  • Haman's Ears Recipes

    Recipes for making the Sephardic Purim treat known as Haman's Ears (Orejas de Haman in Spanish or Oznei Haman in Hebrew).

    Date: 02-02-2012
  • Resolving Conflicts Of Easter and Passover

    By Sunie Levin

    Advice for grandparents of grandchildren being raised in an interfaith home on how to approach the Passover and Easter holidays.

    Date: 03-21-2012
  • To Circumcise Or Not: That Is The Question

    Our booklet about circumcision answers many of the most common questions asked by parents when making decisions about this ritual.

    Date: 04-10-2012
  • Afros and Yiddish and Soul Food… Oy Vey!

    By Allison Foilb and Emily Wallen

    Review of Rain Pryor's one woman show, Fried Chicken and Latkes, about growing up Jewish and Black.

    Date: 05-03-2012
  • New Ways or Old With Jewish Food?

    By Dana Kletter

    Riches abound in this huge new cookbook, but you will have to read carefully.

    Date: 05-15-2012

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