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Purim: It’s All In The Face

It’s hard to believe it’s already here, but Purim is just a few days away. Amidst the hustle and bustle of the myriads of things we do in the days leading up to it, here are a few cute, simple, and fun ideas sure to bring smiles to everyone’s faces and get them into the Purim spirit!

The Baudouina Orphanage

On Thursday August 21 an unusual ceremony took place at the Baudouina Orphanage in Warsaw, Poland.

Jacob Mordecai: Pioneer In Women’s Education

There was a time when it was thought unnecessary to give women an academic education equal to the one given to men.

Almond Blossoms

History has some of the most tragic events and deaths listed for the month of Adar, events that reach as far back as the great scholarly houses of Hillel and Shammai...

Happy New Year …Trees!

Until Jews began to return to Eretz Israel in 1948, noone thought of them as farmers.

To Dream The Impossible Dream

Ashira Greenberg is a pretty, talented and articulate young lady who, at the tender of age of seventeen, has just published a book.

The Jewish Community Of St. Eustatius

The small island of St. Eustatius [in Dutch: Sint Eustatius, and now named simply Statia] is one of the Netherlands Antilles islands, along with St Maarten, Saba, Cura?ao, and Bonaire.

Rav Shimon Schwab: Values And Views

After Rav Breuer was nifter in 1980, Rav Schwab led the community until his passing in 1995.

The Other Side Of The Story (Part I)

Miriam and Judy were close. Even though their ages and lifestyles were very different, they connected.

Cooking Up A Storm, Just In Time For Chanukah

It’s hard to say no to this kind of fun and innovative cuisine and, really, why would you want to?

A World Of Kindness

I have to admit it. I was scared. And I don’t get scared. Or at least I don’t like to advertise when I do. But the wording of the e-mail from the U.S. State Department was so… harsh. Violent armed robberies are on the rise in Peru. In just three days I was going to be a U.S. citizen traveling alone to this apparent hotbed of crime called Peru, starting out in big, bad Lima.

Cook Up Some Fun With Cool Kitchen Toys

Blending anything thicker side is generally problematic and more often than not, I wind up dumping everything into a bowl and mixing it by hand.

The MRF – Hillburn, NY

The Recycling Plant in Hillburn, NY, also known as an MRF, Materials Recovery Facility, offers an extensive education on the importance of recycling, as well as exciting activities related to recycling for children to enjoy.

How To Get Through Homework

In my house, I like to give my children a chance to unwind and eat dinner before homework.

Shtetl Research

Last week I wrote about going to Nowy Zukowice, the town my grandfather came from.

Kids In The Kitchen: Chanukah

Try these with your kids; there’s something for every age group and once all the recipes are made, dinner will be ready!

Good Skincare Habits – The Gift You Give Yourself

Up Your Antioxidants. Vitamins E and B12 will work wonders on your skin. Add more fatty fish and poultry to your diet to get these naturally.

Victim Or Survivor?

Everyone, at least one time in his or her life, gets knocked down, and most of us have trouble getting back up. Let’s face it – we all get depressed at times. Sometimes we get stuck in a funk and we don’t know how to get out of it, especially if we’re constantly being knocked down. Eventually, we don’t even want to get up anymore. Why should we get back up, just to get knocked down again?

What’s Cooking with Chef Shaul

One of the most comforting of fruits in the winter is the humble tomato. It is sweet and warmly acidic, and comforting. Therefore, I am featuring two recipes incorporating tomatoes.

More Entries From The Soup Contest

Nothing says winter like a bowl of hot soup – and so many of you responded to our request for recipes back in December. The following are two more recipes we enjoyed.

On Choosing a Hero

If your hero is fictional you could be crazy. And if they happen to be real, they are likely human and, unfortunately, inevitably flawed.

Should Newlyweds Hold Off Having Children?

I know that just the title of this article is going to cause an uproar in some circles, and I know that some people might be aghast at how I can even ask that question. To some it is obviously halachically unacceptable to postpone starting a family. After all, the Jewish people are exhorted to pru urevu - to be fruitful and multiply. So, let me say at the onset, this is something every engaged couple should discuss with their rav. Getting a heter - even for a few months- just might be a lifesaver.

Judah Touro: Legendary Philanthropist

"[Judah] Touro's name will always be numbered among the foremost in the annals of American philanthropy. His charities knew neither race nor creed, and his public spirit was no less noteworthy."[i]

Camp Mommy – Week 9

Delve deeper! If you found yourself drawn to a particular medium, do it again. Then again.

An Apology

Dear Ann, I got a lot out of your article on line, relating to how to deal with a toxic person...

No Miracle Doesn’t Mean Hashem Is Rejecting You

It is so hurtful to heighten people’s sense of inadequacy and guilt in a matzav that is already horrendous and difficult to bear.

‘Goodbye Darkness, My Young Friend’

The fact that you are reading this article can only mean that the gut-churning, frantic, multi-tasking marathon known as getting ready for Pesach is behind you;

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