Roasted stuffed pepper

Peperoni Ripieni (Stuffed Peppers with Eggplant)

Warm up with a cheesy, vegetarian Jewish Italian stuffed pepper

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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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Dumpling soup

Quick Gyoza Kreplach (Dumpling) Soup

Warm up with quick gyoza kreplach (dumpling) soup

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High Holiday Children’s Books for Interfaith Families

Review of several children’s books for the High Holidays.

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How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Cocktail for Sukkot (Video)

Learn how to make a fun new fall cocktail for Sukkot.

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One of These Things is Not Like the Other

Making friends as a grown-up isn’t always easy. When I look at my “mom” friends, we’re mostly bonded through our kids. We spend countless hours at cheerleading, football or any of the myriad extra-curricular activities our kids are involved in, and our friendship is based on the relationships of our children with one another. But […]

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kabocha soup

Kabocha Squash Soup with Garlic Challah Croutons

Warm up with a bowl of rich, hearty Kabocha squash soup

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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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Bruschetta Mac and Cheese

There’s one dish that will always and forever have a place in my heart (probably literally and figuratively at this point!)—macaroni and cheese. To give you a clue as to just how much I love mac and cheese, for my 30th birthday my husband took me out to a well-known restaurant in Ann Arbor, MI, […]

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Sending My Daughter to Jewish Preschool Reconnected Me with My Roots

By Rebecca Rolland My daughter Sophie will be 3 this November. My husband Philippe and I have decided to let her start half-day preschool (she’s begged). Still, we’re late starting to look at options. I can’t settle on anything, and as a doctoral student in education, I fear my knowledge of the research—my vise-grip on “how […]

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