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Parshat Eikev Sweets and Treats

This week’s Torah portion is Parshat Eikev and continues Moshe’s long speech to the Jewish people before his death. He begins by assuring the people that if they adhere to the mitzvot as commanded...

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Chewy Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Date Cookies

this recipe makes 2 dozen large cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) margarine, at room temperature 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar 3 Tbsp. honey 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. cinnamon...

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Parshas Shelach: Football Fiasco

The emotion that best describes this week’s Torah portion is disappointment. Deep disappointment. The Jewish people were riding high off the Exodus, the splitting of the sea and the receiving of the Torah and...

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Jewish Jokes for Shavuos

DAILY DOSE OF TORAH The holiday of Shavuos celebrates the fact that the Jewish people received the Torah from Hashem. At the foot of Mount Sinai, the Jewish people received the luchos, tablets, from...