The Purim Story In All Its PG-13 Glory

The full Purim story, as found in the Book of Esther, is much closer to a scandalous TV show than the version taught in Hebrew school!

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Finding Community As A Young Parent

Whether intermarried or not, finding a Jewish community can be a great way to connect to your local community and make new friends.

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Four Worlds, Four People: Tu Bishvat Seder With Meaning

Why a Tu Bishvat seder has a lot to offer for 20- and 30-somethings (and you!).

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Happy New Year! Happy New Year! Happy New Year! Happy New Year!

Doesn’t it seem like Jews are always wishing each other a Happy New Year? That’s because the Hebrew calendar includes 4 different New Years!

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$8 Salad: Composed for Tu Bishvat

A perfect salad recipe, highlighting the celebrated fruit and nuts of the season.

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Celebrating Shabbat at an Italian Summer Camp

A mother’s view of her daughters experience at a camp in Italy, and how the staff handled diversity, inclusion and arranged to let her kids celebrate Shabbat.

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Shabbat Services FAQ

Answers to reader’s questions about attending Saturday morning services at a synagogue for the first time.

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For Every Two Jews, There Are Three Perspectives

A humorous look at the many different customs, traditions and practices found in one small Jewish community.

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Shavuot Video

A short video introducing the ideas and messages of Shavuot, a Jewish holiday.

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Reading About Food and History: 97 Orchard

Review of the book 96 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement.

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