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Vegetable Cholent Kugel 6

Vegetable Cholent Kugel

This week’s recipe comes from Oorah TorahMates coordinator Mrs. Tzippy Sommers. For the uninitiated, cholent is a stew-like dish customarily served at the Shabbos day meal, put up to cook before Shabbos begins. Cholent...


Shoftim: The Dark Side

Have you ever felt that there really is, maybe, a dark side? Like, that in life there’s something that pulls you- experiences/things/people that seem to promise excitement, tantalization, like “wow, THAT would make me...

Onion Mushroom Quiche (pareve) 4

Onion Mushroom Quiche (pareve)

Who can say no to quiche? Make it pareve and it’s a winner every time, whether your menu is meat or dairy. Ingredients: 4 medium onions 3 cans sliced mushrooms 1 stick margarine 1/2...

Jewish Joke of the Week 4

Jewish Joke of the Week

What type of coffee did the Manna taste like? TASTER’S CHOICE! The Jewish Joke of the Week series thanks Rabbi Yaakov Moskowitz for sharing his original humor.

Authentic Italian Kosher Lasagna (meat) 0

Authentic Italian Kosher Lasagna (meat)

Looking for a lasagna recipe that tastes like the real deal? This one, from Mrs. Varda Epstein of Oorah’s Israel contingent, would have your Italian Bubby kvelling with pride. The trick is in adding...

Watch: Shabbos of Comfort 1

Watch: Shabbos of Comfort

Coming on the heels of the Three Weeks and Nine Days of mourning, culminating in Tisha B’Av, Shabbos Nachamu brings the Jewish nation a measure of comfort from all the sadness. Yes, we are...