This Week’s Torah Portion: Vayigash

Dec 21, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold

Name: Reading: Genesis 44:18 – 47:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15 – 37:28 Parsha Summary – Vayigash Preface: Joseph’s silver goblet has just been recovered in Benjamin’s bag. Joseph commands the brothers to leave and decrees that Benjamin must remain behind as a slave. Judah Begs Joseph Judah tells Joseph the story of Benjamin: that he is the son of his father’s old age, and the last child of his mother as […]

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Post-Hanukkah Winter Detox

Dec 19, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold

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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The Best Ever Latke Recipe!

Dec 13, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
hanukkah latkes

Hanukkah means latkes! Crunchy on the outside and steamy soft within, these delicious potato pancakes are an amazing Hanukkah treat that’s perfect for the whole family, filling, and a great side dish to any meal. Here’s our recipe for perfect potato pancakes. It really is the best ever latke recipe! Pro Tips: ✅ Never fry in olive oil I know we eat latkes to remember the miracle of the oil, but olive […]