Pesach: We Belong

The Pesach tale is a story of many stories. It is a story about theology and religion: G-d introducing monotheism into an ancient pagan world. It is a story...

PESACH DISASTER: Hundreds of Homes “Double-Booked” In Orlando, Many Left Without Place For Yom...

PESACH DISASTER: Hundreds of Homes "Double-Booked" In Orlando, Many Left Without Place For Yom Tov It's been brewing for weeks already, but it seems the disaster in Orlando is growing...

For over 40 years, this man bought millions of dollars of New York’s leavened...

(JTA) — For decades, dozens of Orthodox rabbis would gather in a New York City synagogue on the morning before Passover and, one by one, sell millions of dollars...

New Scroll Of Esther Honors Terror Victim, Esther Horgen

By Toby Klein Greenwald It is always amazing to me how there are families who react to unbearable tragedy by creating something deeply meaningful and beautiful for the Jewish people...

Haman’s Sons Correlate To The Nuremberg Nazis, y’s

The correlation of Haman’s sons to the Nuremberg Nazis, y’s, is eerie. It is also what can be called an “emunah builder.” One could perhaps suggest that it is...

Celebrating Chanukah With My Extended Family

  By Michelle Gruber, LMSW, director of operations, My Extended Family My Extended Family’s 350 children from single-parent homes took over the entire Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights on the...
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Kirstin x Grohl Honor Jews in Music for Each Night of Hanukkah

BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Dave Grohl, who is best known as the leader of the 12-time Grammy winning band Foo Fighters, isn’t Jewish. But he’s having a lot of musical...

Toby Klein Greenwald: The Gift of a Poem for Chanukah

In these days of COVID-19, with many people out of work or cutting back on expenses, I recall a story to remind us what is important in life. One of...

The Easiest Hanukkah Jelly Doughnut Recipe Ever

  BY SHANNON SARNA from THE NOSHER Latkes are far more popular during Hanukkah than doughnuts here in the United States. While you can find latkes in the freezer section of almost every major...

Throwback Thursday: The Girl Whose Hair Caught Fire at Bill Clinton’s Hanukkah Event

BY PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) — The incident in 1993 lasted only about 20 seconds, but Ilana Kattan says the time President Bill Clinton stopped her hair from burning during a White...
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