Soup Recipe Ideas

Mar 06, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
soup recipe ideas

Now that Purim has finished, we are officially on our way to Passover. It might seem a little early for Pesach’s restrictions to already be in place, but there’s one custom that kicks in as soon as Purim ends. It’s traditional not to eat matzah in the month from Purim until Pesach, so that the crispy sheets are a totally new experience on Seder night and you can enjoy them […]


This Week’s Torah Portion: Ki Tisa

Mar 01, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Ki Tisa Reading: Exodus 30:11 – 34:35 Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16 – 36:38 Parsha Summary – Ki Tisa The Shekel Census God tells Moses to count the children od Israel by asking each person to give half a shekel to the Mishkan. The rich are not to give more and the poor are not to give less, as it is a donation and a memorial in the tent of meeting. […]


Perfect Roast Potatoes

Mar 01, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
roast potato recipe

For most of us, Shabbat is about two things: family and food. For most people, Friday night dinner is a weekly, unchanging ritual, and a thing of untouchable holiness in and of itself. Vegetarian households like my own aside, the tradition is not to meddle with tradition: succulent roast chicken and crispy roasted potatoes take pride of place on Shabbat tables world over. Our dining room motto paraphrases the wise […]