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I Started Doing Shabbat and I Can’t Stop

I tried bringing Shabbat to my family and we can’t stop

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Bagel strata with challah & lox

Shabbat Morning Everything Bagel Strata

Everything bagel strata with leftover challah & lox

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pumpkin rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Challah Rolls

Make Shabbat sweeter with Pumpkin Cinnamon Challah Rolls

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Shabbat Cheat Sheet

Shabbat Cheat Sheet: all your need-to-know info, including blessings

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Shabbat (with Kids) Cheat Sheet

Quick and easy how-to on celebrating Shabbat as a family

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kabocha challah

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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5 Rosh Hashanah Stories to Read with Your Preschooler

By PJ Library This post originally appeared on PJ Library and is reprinted with permission. Chances are, your preschooler isn’t an expert on Rosh Hashanah celebrations (they’ve only been alive for a few of them so far). You may not be an expert on Rosh Hashanah either, and if the holiday is new to you, you’re likely learning […]

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Challah With a Twist: Scallion Pancake Challah

Challah With a Twist: Scallion Pancake Challah

Try this fun new Chinese twist on challah from Molly Yeh

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How To Do a Mitzvah

In the local stores in my neighborhood it seems that everyone is pushing everyone else aside. People don’t say “excuse me” anymore. In the kosher bakery I get hit in the eye with a challah bread when one woman reaches past me, past Adrian and over Helen’s stroller. She really socks me one with the […]

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The Kids’ Table

Passover is my favorite Jewish holiday because it is mostly about storytelling. Every year, my family sits around the Passover table and tells the story of how the Jews escaped slavery in Egypt by blindly following Moses across the Red Sea. The story is about freedom, faith and most of all, food. We eat matzah […]

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