Oorah Spirit

Seek And You Shall Find 4

Seek And You Shall Find

In this week’s parsha, Vayeira, we find Avraham Avinu sitting by the entrance of his tent on a hot day. This was no ordinary day, mind you. This was just a few days after...

Dietetic Falafel Balls 0

Dietetic Falafel Balls

Fresh, hot falafel in pita, dripping with techina. Mmmm, an Israeli delight. An Israeli fattening delight. Here’s a dietetic version, still delicious. Ingredients: 2 cups chickpeas, cooked Coriander (or parsley or celery) leaves 1/4...

Techina Dressing 0

Techina Dressing

Techina, also known as tahini, is a sesame-seed based condiment popular in Israel. Traditional in falafel. Ingredients: 2 cups 100% ground techina 3 cups water 1 1/2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 5...

Oorah celebrates Sukkos in Brooklyn 2

Oorah celebrates Sukkos in Brooklyn

Exuberant dancing, enlightening words from Rabbi Chaim Mintz and a joyful atmosphere made the Oorah Simchas Bais Hashoeva in Brooklyn on Monday night of Chol Hamoed Sukkos a huge success! Watch here:

The Sky is Falling! 6

The Sky is Falling!

Adapted from an address heard from Rabbi Avigdor Miller, OB”M Parshas Noach begins with G-d telling Noah that He will bring a mabul, flood, because of the evil ways of the people of his...

Chicken Soup 0

Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is a classic that doesn’t need much introduction. Enjoy on Friday night as is or with soup accompaniments like matzah balls, lukshen (noodles) or croutons. Ingredients: 1-2 chickens and/or various parts. The...

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...

Butternut Squash Soup 3

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...