As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
The move is seen as a way of putting pressure on the Ministry that regulates bread prices. Minister Yishai hopes the government will agree to provide a one-time subsidy to low income families that will compensate them for the planned increase in the price of standard loaves of bread.
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Purim is a fantastic time for fantasies, so I hope you won’t mind my fantasizing about how easy life would be if kids would prefer healthy cuisine over sweets. Imagine waking up to the call of “Mommy, when will my oatmeal be ready?”… As you rush to ladle out the hot unsweetened cereal, you rub […]
One should not give the money before Purim morning or after sunset.
The mishloach manos of times gone by were sometimes simple and sometimes elaborate, but the main focus was on the preparation of the delicious food they contained.
One of the earliest special Purims we have on record was celebrated by the Jews of Granada and Shmuel HaNagid, the eleventh-century rav, poet, soldier and statesman, and one of the most influential Jews in Muslim Spain.
Jews, wake up! Stop educating the world and start educating yourselves.
The lessons conform to the sensitivities and needs of the Orthodox community…
The program took on special significance as it marked not only the first anniversary of Rebbetzin Kudan’s levayah but also the 27th yahrzeit of Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka Schneerson, a”h.
It was only in the reign of George III (1760-1820) that Jews became socially acceptable in Britain, and Nathan became music master to Princess Charlotte and musical librarian to King George IV.
It captures the love of the Jewish soul as only Shlomo Hamelech could portray it – and as only Rabbi Miller could explain it.
Erudite and academic, drawing from ancient and modern sources, the book can be discussed at the Shabbos table as well as in kollel.
The recession has hit supermarket shelves in Israel, where November sales were down 12 percent compared to the same month last year.
The food and hotel industries in Israel are gathering at the end of the month for the Israeli version of Kosherfest.
Tel Aviv – Nestleis heavily invested in Israel through its significant ownership of Osemand other ventures, and may very well be a leader in aggressively pursuing ethnic markets in general.
Israel’s food industry is projecting one of the most profitable Passover holidays in its history.
Matzot produced in Israel will be heading back to Egypt, where the Israelites first produced matzah in their haste to leave ancient Egypt.
TEL AVIV – Although Valentine’s Day is not an official holiday in Israel, local farmers had reason to celebrate.
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