Brisket taco recipe

Brisket Tacos with Pickled Onions

Brisket tacos are your new Shabbat favorite

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Watermelon salad

Harissa Watermelon-Tomato Salad

A fresh summer watermelon salad with a Middle Eastern flair

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Black + White Creamsicles

Black + White Creamsicles

This recipe takes inspiration from a black and white cookie and transforms it with a fun summery twist to create a delicious creamsicle.

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Sha-barbecue Cilantro, Lime & Yogurt Chicken Wings

Sha-barbecue Cilantro, Lime & (Coconut) Yogurt Chicken Wings

Gang, summer is coming to an end! We need to embrace all of its delights as much as we can, including swimming and eating as much ice cream as possible, because that’s what summer’s about, right (but also yogurt chicken wings!)? I think we should also embrace the later Shabbat start times, and one of […]

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Back to Synagogue

This past year was our first year with both girls in Sunday school. We had a steady rhythm of Sunday mornings at Temple and monthly Shabbats with other families with young children. It was a nice addition to our school year schedule. Without planning it, though, along with taking the summer off from school, we accidentally […]

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Summer Blueberry Salad with Blueberry Ranch

Summer Blueberry Salad with Blueberry Ranch

Adding fruit to salad in the summertime is perfection. Try this on a Shabbat picnic.

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Israeli Orzo Salad with Pesto Dressing

Israeli Orzo Salad with Pesto Dressing

Salad is an interesting dish, but we often think of it in its humblest form: the side salad with a few leaves of lettuce and maybe a few add-ons soaked in dressing. In reality though, salad can be a hundred different dishes. There are salads with grains, salads with noodles, salads that are grilled, salads topped with steak […]

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Why a Raisin Has Never Tasted So Good

I always spend some time as Rabbi in Residence at Camp Tawonga in California each summer, and it is always a highlight of my year. Camp’s Jewish theme changes each time, and this year we are focusing on the word from Torah “Hineni,” which means “I am present.” Many biblical heroes, notably Moses at the […]

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Summer Camp (Parent) Blues

Like many parents, for me this time of year signifies both an overwhelming sense of relief (Yesss! No more homework or projects!) and stress (What am I going to do with Roxy and Everett all summer?!?). This year has presented unique challenges for my family because I now work from home and can’t possibly spend my days […]

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#100TrueSleepers: What it means to number our days as a family

In mid-April, I joined an army of Instagramers around the world on a journey called The 100 Day Project. The project was a “celebration of process that encourages everyone to participate in 100 days of making.” To participate, you simply committed to do one thing every day for 100 days, and then to post a […]

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