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 […]

 

This Week’s Torah Portion: Shemot

Jan 04, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
burning bush, moses

Name: Shemot Reading: Exodus 1:1 – 6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6 – 28:13; 29:22 – 29:23 Parsha Summary – Shemot Pharaoh Enslaves the Israelites Joseph, his brothers, and their whole generation dies. The Jews in Egypt are fruitful and multiply. A new king rose over Egypt who didn’t know of Joseph. The king sees that there are too many Jews and decides to enslave them. When the Jews continued to multiply, […]

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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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