If you or a loved one have experienced the delicate emotional situation of a family member off the derech, this father's compassionate letter to his daughter will move you. My dearest Suri, As I fasted today, I sat and reflected on what our fast is all about. Why was our beautiful...
Amazing how important these two are. Chag Sameach and Chodesh Tov!
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Sebastian Maniscalco is an American-Italian stand-up comedian. He attended his first Passover seder one year and was quite surprised when they started handing out "reading material" instead of starting the meal. And when they did finally start the meal, they gave out little pieces of celery and crackers! Where's...
You may be wondering, where did Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spend Pesach? Turns out it was in the great state of Wyoming! “This just landed at the Cheyenne Regional Airport,” the city’s mayor, Marian Orr, tweeted. Her tweet itself contained a photograph of a Trump-branded Boeing 757 on a tarmac, backed by...
A Chareidi man from London has rented out a Trump hotel in Scotland and is turning it Kosher for Pesach, Bichadrei Chareidim is reporting. Aryeh Wagner, a Mir Yerushalayim alumnus, is the person in charge of Kosher catering for all royal functions that take place in any of the...
Let’s be very careful this Thanksgiving not to get too caught up in the festivities and forget the finer details of the day. One must have a Kzayit of turkey past plag on thanksgiving, but should ideally wait for nightfall. A turkey may be roasted, grilled fried, or cooked in any...
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With Pesach approaching at the end of the month (sorry! We had to!), Jews all over the world are busy cleaning their houses of all leavened food products (and also the treasures that they find hidden in the sofa cushions). Pesach cleaning is enough to get one into the...
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It may be a few years old, but this cover of 'Uptown Funk' by Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson is so spot on that it deserves the spotlight for another year. Six13 adapted the hit song into a fun jam about what Pesach is really all about ('It's Pesach/change...
You can't make this stuff up! Looks like a ton of fun!!
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There is no shortage of Pesach-themed covers out there, but this one by Y-Studs is especially well done. It is based on Michael's Jackson's hit song, 'Thriller', and it covers the span of the seder with some well-crafted lyrics and the appropriate 'Thriller' dance moves. This video is 4...
Great question and good answer.. Rabbi should we tell people which do spring cleaning for Pesach that it is not a Mitzvah?
(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...
(JTA) — Looking to celebrate Hanukkah but want to make this year a bit unique? Take a hint from these unusual menorahs — including ones made out of pita bread and exploded rockets — and your eight nights of Hanukkah will be sure to be different from all the...
NEW YORK (JTA) — Pomegranate, a gourmet kosher supermarket in Brooklyn, spends $75,000 every year getting its kitchen ready for Passover. Hungarian Kosher Foods, a supermarket in Chicago, starts clearing its aisles for Passover eight weeks ahead of the holiday. The week before Passover, at Zabar’s, a Jewish favorite on Manhattan’s...


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