Category Archives: Lifestyle

New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 01, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
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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Post-Hanukkah Winter Detox

Dec 19, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein

Hanukkah is nearly over, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably reached a point where you can’t even look at another donut. Indulging in piles of crispy latkes and pillowy doughnuts may seem like a dream come true, but the huge amounts of saturated fats and salty, sugary carbs are your digestive system’s nightmare (although possibly your cardiologist’s dream…). If you’re feeling sluggish after a full week of Hanukkah […]

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Hanukkah Survival Guide

Dec 04, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein
hanukkah menorah

Everyone’s favorite winter holiday is fast approaching – but are you ready for Hanukkah? You might have planned the perfect Hanukkah but in the words of our wise, Yiddish-speaking ancestors, “der mentsh tracht un Got lacht” – man plans and God laughs. You never know if life will run to plan or if your entire schedule will be monumentally ruined thanks to a bad cold. These are our top tips […]

Category  : Jewish Holidays, Lifestyle