Farmer’s Market Pizza: Sweet & Savory

These farmer’s market pizzas take some of the most beautiful gems from the day’s trip to the market and highlight them for dinner. On a hot day, the pizzas can be made with just the toaster oven and on the grill to keep the house nice and cool. Zucchini is plentiful this time of year […]

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Tu B’Av Cherry Soup

Jewish tradition commemorated romance long before St. Valentine’s Day was established as a means to Christianize and tone down the revelry associated with the Pagan holiday of Lupercalia—a fertility festival. Tu B’Av was originally a minor holiday celebrated in Israel after the second Temple was built in 349 BCE and falls on July 31 this […]

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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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Date the New Year with the Symbolic Foods of a Seder

Personal narrative and professional advice about a Rosh Hashanah seder, and a sample seder script.

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Tu Bishvat booklet

Tu Bishvat: the greening of Judaism

This booklet includes the history of the holiday, activities for children and ideas for a Tu Bishvat seder

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Oak tree for Tu Bishvat

What is Tu Bishvat Anyway?

What is the holiday of Tu Bishvat all about?

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