Gorgeous Fall Time Recipes for a Sumptuous Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkot is one of Judaism’s most unusual festivals. Jews – some of the most house-proud citizens of this fine country – abandon their beautiful homes and move into temporary huts in their gardens. The everyday warmth and comfort of carefully chosen furnishings and gleaming appliances are left behind in favour of wooden walls, plastic tables […]

The Best Ways to Celebrate Israeli Independence Day

Independence Day is the highlight of Israel’s calendar. It is solemnly ushered in on Mount Herzl by raising the flags lowered for Memorial Day and lighting ceremonial torches – and then becomes a day like no other. Huge street parties and concerts are set up in cities and paid for by the local municipalities, and […]

Bring the Seder to Life!

Seder night is one of the most exciting events in the Jewish calendar – especially if you’re still in school! Kids love Seder: when else do you get to stay up that late for dinner with Mom and Dad, eat Grandma’s famous matzah balls, bring your pillow to the table and bribe your parents over […]