Yom Tov is about spending time with your family. And while for some families the big once-in-a-lifetime experience is great, for others something low key is the way to go.
She was followed by the shadows of the Six Million, by the ever so subtle awareness of their vanished presence.
Pesach is so liberating (if you excuse the expression). It’s the only time I can eat anywhere in the house, guilt free! Matzah in bed!
While it would seem from his question that he is being chuzpadik and dismissive, I wonder if its possible, if just maybe, he is a struggling, confused neshama who actually wants to come back to the fold.
One important factor in helping us laugh is not taking yourself too seriously.
Are we wealthy, are we paupers? Are we kings or are we slaves?
As much as I am all for economical meals, Pesach is definitely the time of year when I find myself making more roasts.
“Attuned to the ideal of establishing a new Zion in free America, they named their new colony Palestine.
It's no joke – Pesach is looming closer and there's still so much to do. This is definitely not a time to rest! Who...
You know what’s Good Enough? Vacuuming behind the curtains is Good Enough. Taking down the curtains and washing them? That’s too much.
A young lady in her early 20’s, “Sarah” was redt to “Shlomie” a boy from her home town who learned in an out-of-town yeshiva. The families know each other well, which in today’s shidduch scene is a big plus – since it was therefore unlikely the kids would “fall in” due to misinformation and misinterpretations.
Should I make conversation with her? How should I start? A million questions zoomed through Leah’s mind until she finally said, “Shalom, do you speak English?” Leah questioned.
I walked into the trap he set, And there a terrible fate I met.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the oldest recorded use of LOL was in the 1960s and it referred “little old lady.” LOL was first used for its official meaning in the 1980s.
Well, in the good news department, if you have kids, your dreams are about to come true. As veteran cookbook author Tamar Ansh so capably illustrates in her 96-page, kid-friendly volume titled Let My Children Cook!, your progeny can be a valuable asset when Pesach rolls around when time is at a minimum and the cooking demands are sky high.
So, my dear sisters in the trenches, remember. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And who is tougher than the Jewish women of today?
Although Purim is only one day long, many dieters or people who are just careful with their intake during the year have a hard time on this day. Below are some tips to help you get through it successfully.
Her faith she had to hide, To find out the king tried But no answer would ever come from His wife.
What made this apple decay and grow mold, This is a message for both young and old.
Purim around here is crazy. And I’m not just talking about the amount of questions I get.
I came to the conclusion a long time ago that I have to do what is right for me – as long as it’s “ halachically kosher” and doesn’t negatively impact on others – and not worry too much about what others think.
Everyone is always looking for cute yet simple and inexpensive ideas to enhance their table at special occasions. Here are some attractive ways to create that festive look. Whether you use china or plastic, your guests will surely be delighted with your charming setup.
What do you do with fruit that has turned just a little soft and squishy and that no one in your household wants to eat?
Last month’s column outlined some efforts during the first half of the nineteenth century to establish Jewish agricultural colonies in America. In only one case was a colony actually established.
Having everyone home on a snow day can be a lot of fun – the first few times it happens. Once snow day number six hits, perhaps not so much and the real creativity has to come out.