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Eikev: If you listen 1

Eikev: If you listen

This week’s Torah portion, Parshas Eikev, opens and closes with two famous passages in which the Torah teaches us that the Jewish people’s entire fortune depends purely on whether or not they will “listen”...

Only at TheZone 1

Only at TheZone

An absolutely awesome shot taken this week at Oorah‘s TheZone summer camp: Check out some of the other fun activities at TheZone: Swimming in Oorah’s Camp TheZone from Oorah on Vimeo. Archery in Oorah’s...

Fruit Soup 0

Fruit Soup

Refreshing for a summer seuda shlishit/shalosh seudos (the Third Meal of Shabbos) or anytime! Ingredient amounts are approximate; you can adjust the amount of fruit to whatever you happen to have in your fridge....

Ve’eschanan: Believe it or not 0

Ve’eschanan: Believe it or not

July 20th marks the 44th anniversary of man’s first step on the moon. Imagine if you had been part of Neil Armstrong’s crew, heard him say the famous words, “One small step for man,...

Lost in translation 3

Lost in translation

Here’s a little vignette from this week at TheZone that Artscroll siddur users can appreciate: Two young campers were learning with their TorahMate one afternoon. One of the girls asked her TorahMate, “what does...

French Onion Soup 5

French Onion Soup

This recipe, perfect for the Nine Days before Tisha B’Av when we don’t eat meat, comes from Oorah’s talented creative marketer, Mrs. Barker. Ingredients: 5 large Spanish onions, halved and sliced 3 Tbsp. mild...