The following recipe comes from My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 5 matzah sheets 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup white chocolate chips 1/2 Tbsp vegetable oil or coconut oil 3/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange...
Ever wonder what happens to all those millions of notes in the Kotel? All the nooks must fill up eventually? Well today, the workers at the Western Wall plaza began clean for Pesach, removing the notes from the Kotel to be placed in the Genizah. Watch the videos here: Get OnlySimchas News...
On Thursday, Chol Hamoed Pesach, thousands of Jews gathered at the Kotel in Jerusalem to attend Birkat Kohanim. According to Israel Police, close to 80,000 people were estimated to have been in attendance at the Western Wall plaza for the event. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...
Pictured above: To meet a growing demand, matzah bakeries begin baking shmurah matzah as early as October, producing batches of the charred discs for consumption the world over. (Photo: Eliyahu Parypa / Chabad.org) Passover is around the corner, and handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves....
Sharon Dobuler Katz posted the following to Facebook: You'll l-o-v-e THE FUNNIEST MATZA VIDEO EVER in Yiddishelah (a language that would be Yiddish if we could really speak it). What do YOU do with your leftover Matzahs? Find out the hysterically funny possibilities in YIDDISH (almost), thanks to almost-Yiddish-master (kinda)...
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...
JNS.org On the eve of Passover this week, anti-Israel activists took advantage of the absence of Jewish students on campuses in the U.S. and the U.K. by passing BDS resolutions at Tufts University in Massachusetts and England’s Bath University. The anti-Israel motions at both universities were initiated silently on the eve...
Noémi Schlosser is currently interviewing the 'Youth of 1948' the men and women who built the State of Israel. She travels with her camera across the country to talk to these men and women who were part of the Hagana and the Palmach, who survived the siege of Jerusalem...
Aren't we all looking for ways to dress up our holiday tables? Place cards are easy and cost effective. Here are some ideas!       Send us your pictures for a chance to be featured here!
Last week White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a major gaffe in saying that "even Hitler didn't sink to using chemical weapons" when talking about the U.S. bombing Syrian airfields after Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad used chemical weapons on his own people. His comments were followed up by a...
If we had to name the most popular Purim costume of the year it would have to be Donald Trump. With him being named the 45th President of the United States just months ago, being named Time Magazine's Man of the Year, and just being all over the news...
Ingredients 2 round 9-in. cake pans Favorite chocolate cake and frosting recipe and ingredients Spatula Small bag of yellow candies Small bag of red candies Canister of rolled wafer cookies (such as Presidor) Parchment paper Baking sheets Meat tenderizer tool or heavy rolling pin 2-3 zipper sandwich bags Toothpicks or bamboo skewers Directions Make your favorite cake using the 9-in. cake pans...
There's a TV quiz show in the UK called Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?  Here's a clip from that show that should give you some pre-Pesach laughs.  For a prize of £7,500, the host asks the contestant, "What is the name of the flat, unleavened bread that Jewish...
ITEMS YOU’LL NEED Large fresh strawberries Lollipop sticks or plastic rose stems Small sharp paring knife HOW TO Wash and completely dry your strawberries. Insert the lollipop stick or rose stem in the bottom of each strawberry. (If you do it after they’re cut it squishes the petals). ...
Building a bonfire Fire can spread easily, so where and how you build your bonfire is important: build the bonfire away from sheds, fences and trees check there are no cables, like telephone wires, above the bonfire don’t build the bonfire too big and make sure the stack is stable and...


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