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Rosh Hashanah Crafts and Preparations

We have spent the last week preparing for one of the holiest of all Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and oh, it’s going to be a good one. The next year will be so, so happy, I … Continue reading

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Grateful Friday

This week I am grateful for a busy visit from friends, for a meal that came together like button soup and filled us up with food as well as love, and for some quiet time to read, too. I am … Continue reading

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Challah for Neighbours and a Quick Bread Machine Challah Recipe (Dairy)

As you all know, every Friday we bake a loaf of fresh Challah for our Shabbat celebration. My very first loaf that I made many years ago as a newly married woman in our tiny kitchen in a two-bedroom house … Continue reading

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Purim Crafts

As you all know – Purim is my absolutely most favourite holiday ever! I know I say that about pretty much all of them, but really, a holiday all about giving (and receiving) baskets of delicious food, special cookies, dressing … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today we remember the victims of the Shoah, six million Jews and millions of other people murdered by the Nazi regime. It is one of the two remembrance days we observe, Yom HaShoah being some time in April. (The Hebrew … Continue reading

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How We Celebrate Shabbat

Every once in a while I get an email shyly asking something along the lines of If you don’t mind, if it is not too personal, if it is okay to ask, could you tell me about Shabbat?, So I … Continue reading

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