Sukkot decorations

Why We’ll Be the Family in Midwood Without a Sukkah

Can we get away with NOT having a sukkah in Brooklyn?

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apples, honey and pomegranates

Rosh Hashanah Cheat Sheet

Our Rosh Hashanah cheat sheet to the rescue

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Shabbat 101

Easy answers about How to do Shabbat and the resources to help you.

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Shared Values; Shared Holidays

Professional view from a rabbi about the basic tenets of the three major Fall Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot.?

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Issues Interfaith Families Confront, Plus Six Tips for Couples Considering Interfaith Marriage

Professional view describing some of the major issues interfaith couples face, from the religion of future kids to loyalty toward their family of origin.

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Key Lime Bars for Shavuot

By Mari Levine I like to call Shavuot the “No meat? No problem!” holiday. When brainstorming a recipe for this post, I learned a lot about the history of this holiday, particularly why we focus on dairy dishes instead of meat. Or, more to the point: What’s with all the blintzes? What I learned is […]

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Skillet pasta

Pre-Passover Fridge-Clean-Out Pasta

Pre-Passover fridge-clean-out-skillet pasta

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chocolate mint hamantaschen

Double Chocolate Mint Hamantaschen

Up your Purim game with double chocolate mint hamantaschen

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Valentine's cake

Tahini Vanilla Ice Box Cake

This Tahini Vanilla Ice Box Cake will make your sweetie smile

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Make the Most of this Valentine’s Day

I have not posted here in a little while. In part, because the business of life has caught up with me, and, in part, because in the midst of huge changes in this country, inspiration is not coming as quickly. But I can’t miss a chance to embrace this Valentine’s Day.   You may call […]

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