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This Week’s Torah Portion: Bo

Jan 16, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
10 plagues, egypt

Name: Bo Reading: Exodus 10:1 – 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13 – 46:28 Parsha Summary – Bo Locusts God tells Moses to go to Pharaoh and warn him of the impending plague of locusts. Moses tells Pharaoh that the locusts will cover the face of the earth and consume everything left by the fiery hail and fill every house. Pharaoh’s servants tell the king to release the Israelites as Egypt is […]

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DIY Israeli Breakfast

Jan 09, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
Israeli breakfast, shakshuka

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it looks different all over the world. Brits load up with a heavy plate of fried sausages, eggs, bread, and beans; the Japanese eat noodles in broth; the Dutch start the day with buttered white bread loaded with dark chocolate sprinkles or peanut butter. Wherever you’re from, we can agree on one thing: there are few […]

 

New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 01, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year! It’s officially the beginning of 2018, and like always, the new year brings promise, excitement, and potential. For Jews, this isn’t the only New Year we’ll be marking. The Jewish calendar actually has four new years; the most famous is Rosh Hashanah. Our ancient calendar makes time to mark a new yearly cycle for the crucial things which influenced our ancestors’ lives: tithes and taxes, farmland, produce, […]

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