This Week’s Torah Portion: Tazria-Metzorah

Name: Tazria-Metzorah Reading: Tazria: Leviticus 12:1 – 13:59; Metzorah: Leviticus 14:1 – 15:33 Haftarah: Kings 2 7:3-20 Bonus Feature: Double Parasha! Parsha Summary – Tazria-Metzorah Purification After Childbirth God tells Moses that after giving birth to a boy, women are unclean for seven days. The baby will be circumcised on the eight day. The woman […]

Israel’s 70th: Seven Israeli Desserts for 70 Years

Seven Israeli Desserts for 70 Years This is a guest post from Rosa Seidenwar. Rosa Seidenwar is the founder of a new baking subscription box company in Israel, Lilyrose Bakers Box. In honor of Israel’s 70 years of independence I’ve come up with a list of the top 7 classic Israeli desserts, one for each decade. As […]

Black and Blue: Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut

Today is Yom HaZikaron, the day of remembrance for those who died fighting for Israel and who lost their lives in terror attacks. Tonight, this day of national mourning will become a day of national celebration as we begin the annual festivities for Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day. That the two are connected seems weird […]