Monthly Archive: February 2017

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Parshat Terumah Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Terumah, the Jewish People are asked to contribute 13 materials: gold, silver and copper; blue-, purple- and red-dyed wool; flax, goat hair, animal skins, wood, olive oil, spices...

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Hamantash Fest Week #1

This Sunday marks the month of Adar, and that means Purim, and hamantashen of course! Join Oorah’s Hamantash Fest! Send us pictures of your baking, your favorite recipes, and let us know your favorite...

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Parshat Mishpatim Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Mishpatim, Hashem gives the Jewish People a series of 53 mitzvot (commandments) – 23 positive mitzvot and 30 negative mitzvot. The laws cover the indentured servant, punishments for...

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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...