Adding Excitement To Your Latkes

By Elke Probkevitz When it comes to anything traditional, it really depends on preference. Some of us love to keep the traditions alive exactly as they are. Eating latkes takes...

New Medical Rinse Soothes Sore Mouths

By 5TJT Staff In an interview with Simcha Shain, a Hatzalah paramedic, we learn about a brand new medicated mouth rinse that might improve care for chemotherapy patients. Mr. Shain...

MSU Archaeological Team Finds Artifacts in Israel Linking to David and Solomon

A depiction of Abishag at the bed of David with Bathsheba, Solomon, and Nathan from the biblical tale. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Clarion-Ledger — A Mississippi State University professor and a...

The First Sufganiyah

Modi’in, December 15 - Young new Olim from ages 3-10, who made Aliyah to Israel from the U.S. this past summer with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Ministry...

The Jewish Approach to Fame

By Yonatan Gordon What is fame and why do so many fail at it? Whether you have read the stories or not, the conclusion that most of us have reached...

Israeli film ‘Gett’ nominated for Golden Globe Award

The Golden Globe trophy. Credit: Greg Harbaugh via Wikimedia Commons. ( The Israeli film “Gett: the Trial of Viviane Ansallem” has been selected as one of the top five nominees...

Reflections On Eating

Mental Wellness By Dr. Rachel Lowinger I am amazed by young women these days: they are so beautiful and capable, and opportunities for self-expression and accomplishment are seemingly endless. They have...

Homemade Marshmallows

By Elke Probkevitz You might have had your share of powdery, store-bought marshmallows throughout your childhood, but you’ve never really had a marshmallow unless you’ve eaten a homemade marshmallow. A...

Chanukah Cookies Slice Of Life

By Eileen Goltz Chanukah and cookies always seem to go together (along with latkes and sufganiyot). We all have family favorites that, if not served, will cause a minor meltdown...

RCCS Magical Night Of 2getherness, December 15

To say that this event is the most anticipated entertainment event of the year would not be an exaggeration. For thousands of people, children and adults, men and women,...
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