Monthly Archive: January 2014

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Minestrone Soup

We keep coming back to those soup recipes, but in this kind of weather (and these days, wherever you live you’re bound to get it), soup is almost a necessity. This recipe comes from...

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Terumah 2

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Terumah

THE WANDERING JEW In the past two weeks’ Torah portions, we read about the Jews accepting the Torah. In this week’s Torah portion, the Jews have left Mt. Sinai and begin their journey through...

Parshas Mishpatim: Keeping Warm 2

Parshas Mishpatim: Keeping Warm

Rabbi Shalom Schwadron, the unforgettable maggid (inspirational speaker) of Jerusalem, told the following story. There was once a Chassidic rabbi walking with some of his disciples during the winter. As they strolled along the...

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cupcakes 3

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cupcakes

This recipe, which tastes as good as it sounds, is a contribution from Mrs. Ella Finkel, a former employee of Oorah. These can be made dairy or pareve so you can enjoy them anytime!...

Improve Your Speech: Part Twelve 0

Improve Your Speech: Part Twelve

The final post in our series on shmiras halashon by Mrs. Tova Younger. Thanks for following along! Never forget that Hashem is watching us, providing us with our every need. When we intensify our...

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Mishpatim 1

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Mishpatim

ARE YOU GOLDBERG? In this week’s Torah portion, we come across a very special mitzvah, to track down and kill all practitioners of witchcraft. Let’s imagine for a moment what this may have looked...

The Writing of a Torah Scroll 0

The Writing of a Torah Scroll

Staten Island’s Eltingville community welcomed a new Torah scroll earlier this week with a beautiful hachnasas sefer Torah, celebration in honor of the dedication of a new Torah scroll. In this video, courtesy of...