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Zatar Flat Bread

Whip up this easy zatar flatbread and serve to friends on Shabbat

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Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin) Challah

This kabocha challah is infused with in the taste of the Japanese pumpkin and has a beautiful orange glow

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Pecan Pie Babka

A babka is like challah dressed up for a black-tie event.  It is rich and glamorous with swirled layers of filling and a syrup-enhanced shine. This Jewish dessert is so decadent that it often only comes out for special occasions. This babka is filled with the flavors and gooey-ness of pecan pie just in time to start dreaming about your Thanksgiving spread. The dough itself infuses this recipe with the flavors of early Native American cooking from cornmeal and a molasses and maple syrup glaze.

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Guinness Challah for St. Patty’s Day

Guinness Challah for St. Patty’s Day

A perfect challah recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

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Thank You, Source of Stuff: A Gratitude Practice for Kids

When my kids were young, I introduced them to the practice of saying the Hebrew blessing, the motzi, before eating. Thank you, God, who brings forth bread from the earth. My older child instantly connected not only to the routine of the ritual but the theological aspect as well. But a few years ago, my […]

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Shabbat and Havdalah

Everything you wanted to know about the weekly celebration of Shabbat (and Havdalah) in one place.

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Blessing Over the Bread

This blessing, known as

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This Is How I Roll On Shabbos

Learning about Shabbat with his wife, he realised that there’s no wrong way to celebrate the Sabbath.

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Family Shabbat Dinner Video

A video showing one family’s Friday night Shabbat rituals leading up to the dinner meal.

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What Jews and Christians Should Know about Each Other: An Important Primer on the Two Religions

An informative article that explains the many differences between Judaism and Christianity, despite their similar history and values.

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