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Parshas Ki Sisa: What Fuels Your Ego? 5

Parshas Ki Sisa: What Fuels Your Ego?

The ‘show-bread’ in the Bais HaMikdash, the Holy Temple, stayed warm and fresh from Shabbos to Shabbos. Bread is a physical manifestation of the same energy in the universe that powers the ego. Like...

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Cucumber Salad

Uncomplicated and tasty, kids love this salad as much as adults do. Ingredients: 2-3 cucumbers, sliced as thinly as you like 1 small onion, sliced thinly 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup vinegar 1/4 cup...

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Ki Sisa 0

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Ki Sisa

THE GOLDEN YEARS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE This week’s Torah portion tells the story of the sin of the Golden Calf, which the Jewish people made for themselves to worship. A few hundred years...

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Sticky Cinnamon Buns

Once upon a time, the talented women who work at Oorah put together a fabulous cookbook of tried and true, homestyle recipes and called it Oorah’s Shmorg. (Get it?) This recipe is the delicious...

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Titzaveh 0

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Titzaveh

FROM OLIVE TO TOUGH (Some familiarity with the letters of the Hebrew alphabet is necessary to get this post. Here’s a cheat sheet for your reference.) This week’s Torah portion begins with the commandment...

You Are What You Wear 2

You Are What You Wear

This week’s Torah portion, Parshas Tetzaveh, goes to great lengths detailing all the aspects of the priestly garments. It seems quite puzzling that the Torah would spend so much time on the clothes of...

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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...