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Jewish Jokes for Parshas Noach 0

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Noach

The people in the times of Noach were guilty of many severe sins. However, the sin that clinched their destruction was the sin of robbery. What was the most popular football team in Noach’s...

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Butternut Squash Soup

I’m sitting at my desk, trying to come up with the perfect recipe for the Oorah Spirit before Sukkos. I turned to a colleague sitting nearby. “Butternut squash soup?” A chorus of “yum!”s tell...

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Beraishis 0

Jewish Jokes for Parshas Beraishis

On Simchas Torah (in the Diaspora, the second day of Shmini Atzeres, the holiday that begins immediately after Sukkos), we celebrate completing a full year’s cycle of reading of the Torah and begin again...

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...