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5 Shevat 5778 -
? Sunday, January 21, 2018


Ahhhhhh, October

It's time to force myself to think about apple cider, cuddly sweatshirts and the end of daylight savings time.

Great Kosher Restaurants: Elan Kornblum

“Every dish that comes out, eight people take out their phones to take pictures of it,” said Kornblum.

Unique Cookbooks Explore Intriguing Culinary Territory

While I have yet to figure out where to put all these amazing volumes, I am astonished by the culinary inspiration that seems to jump off many a page and the apparently unending creativity that gives each of us the opportunity to experiment as never before.

A Different Kind Of Year

We gazed at the Old City walls and wondered when and if we'd ever be privileged to enter its gates.

Vintage Vino

Spending more on a bottle of wine doesn't guarantee that you will like it better.

I Need to Sleep On It

The doctor said, “Make sure to get a really expensive one. You spend a third of your life in bed.”

Jewish Memories… or… Remembering

If I can't save the world at large, the least I can do is to try to save or improve my own small world.

Games Galore: Babies, Toddlers and Pre-School

There are so many toys available for newborn to age 5, but how do you choose?

This Is No Laughing Matter (But We Are In Chodesh Av)

I am not sure how many of you readers have had this experience, but I did and it truly tested the limits of my sanity!

Summer Is Here

We are venturing outdoors and breathing in the fresh air.

Camp Nine Days

Thankfully, camp mommy has been going along swimmingly (see what I did there?) until now.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin – An Appreciation

I remember being taken away for surgery on the tenth floor, and not waking up for another two days. Later I was told that Rabbi Riskin sat with my family during the entire surgery.

Conversation Pieces

My parents have a coffee table in their den, and I’ve never seen anyone drink coffee on it.

“Gather” Round: A Pair Of Cookbooks From A Toronto Yeshiva

Both books place an emphasis on creativity, finding new and exciting ways to tempt the palate...

Our Whacky World

I do not suggest abandoning civilization for a pristine desert island or a hilltop in Judea or Samaria.

It’s Q Time!

Search the Internet for innovative barbeque items and you might just be surprised at what you come across.

Going For The Gold With The Silver Platter

The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.

Newport, Rhode Island

With the famous Touro Synagogue, a variety of mansions, each with its own distinct personality, as well as the beautiful coast, Rhode Island makes for an excellent vacation spot.

From Life To Rice, Spice Is Awfully Nice

While there are those who insist they need full-color photos to be truly entranced by a recipe, I suggest you get over that particular requirement because the written word here will draw you in and cause you to salivate as you peruse the recipes scattered throughout The Well-Spiced Life (Israel Book Shop).

Games Galore

Finally, summer's here! And the first thing we all think about is outdoor fun.

Sound Off

Wait. Why would I give you 22 minutes first? How about you give me the world, and then I give you the 22 minutes.

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