Monthly Archive: August 2013

Apple Squares 0

Apple Squares

Who doesn’t associate Rosh Hashana with apples? This super easy recipe from Mrs. Raizelle Serebrowski, assistant director of the Oorah Rebbetzins program, gives you a new way to add them to your menu. Ingredients:...

Honey Cake 0

Honey Cake

Honey cake is a tried and true Rosh Hashana tradition. But how many of us actually enjoy our cake? Here’s a recipe from Mrs. Horowitz, an Oorah employee who actually enjoys baking (and does...

Leeks Vinaigrette 2

Leeks Vinaigrette

There are many symbolic foods traditionally eaten at the Rosh Hashana meal. (This article does a good job explaining the background for this.) Probably the most well known, of course, is apples dipped in...

Special: Jokes for Rosh Hashana 1

Special: Jokes for Rosh Hashana

The Jewish new year begins on a solemn note with the Days of Awe, as the High Holy Days are called. Still, we inject a little sweetness into our Rosh Hashana with apples dipped...

Nitzavim: “Those Who Repent…” 0

Nitzavim: “Those Who Repent…”

Parshas Nitzavim is a direct continuation from the end of Parshas Ki Savo, which we read last week. The main theme of Ki Savo was the Tochacha, the Admonition, in which Moses describes, in...

Chocolate Chip Cookies 1

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? Dunked in a cup of milk, fresh out of the oven or anytime, these cookies just hit that sweet spot. From Oorah rep and master of the kitchen...

Jewish Jokes of the Week: Parshas Ki Tavo 3

Jewish Jokes of the Week: Parshas Ki Tavo

In this week’s Torah portion, Moses tells the Jewish people that if they observe the commandments properly, G-d will destroy all of their enemies. In that spirit… Who had the tallest family tree in...