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Parshas Yisro Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshas Yisro, Moshe’s father-in-law Yisro hears of the great miracles that Hashem performed when taking the Jewish People out of Egypt and comes from Midyan with his daughter Tziporah...

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Fruit Leather for Tu B’shvat

Tu B’shvat, as the day  G-d judges the trees, is the perfect time to celebrate the plentiful fruits and vegetables with which we are blessed. Dried fruit is an especially popular and delicious option. Here’s...

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Kosher Fish 101

What makes a fish kosher? A great article from kosher.com, here’s a comprehensive FAQ on kosher fish. Q: How do we identify a kosher fish? A: The Torah (Vayikra 11:9) says that the simanim of kosher...

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Parshas Vaeira Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshas Va’eira, Hashem responds to Moshe’s question from the last parsha. He speaks to Moshe using the “four expressions of redemption,” promising to take out the Jewish people to...

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Challa Baking for Dummies

Tamar Ansh, a veteran challah baker, shares the tips and tricks she’s learnt from her experiences in the kitchen. Baking challah for Shabbos is a unique mitzva special for the Jewish women. Whether you’ve never baked...

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Parshat Shemot Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Shemot, the Jewish people multiply in Egypt. Pharaoh is afraid of the growing numbers so he enslaves the Jewish people, forcing them to build storage cities for him....