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Happy Purim!!

February 26th, 2015 | by WMJledger

Hold the jam: Creative Hamantaschen from ‘Queen of Kosher’ Jamie Geller By JNS.org We all recognize that poppy seed or jam taste when we bite into Hamantaschen on Purim every year. But given the right filling, ... Read More


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The Many Stories of Passover

April 9th, 2014 | by WMJledger

If I already know the story what’s the point of telling it all over again? By Rabbi Natan Margalit One of the simple but important sentences that we read on the Seder night is: “Even if ... Read More


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Tu B’Shevat – Slice of Life

January 15th, 2013 | by WMJledger

By Eileen Goltz Tu B’ Shevat is one of those historical holidays where you kinda scratch your head and go running to Google to find out the food associated with this holiday… and am I supposed ... Read More


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SHAVUOT SERVICES

May 17th, 2012 | by StaceyDresner

Tikkun Leyl at JCA AMHERST – Jewish Community of Amherst, 742 Main St., will hold as evening service on Sunday, May 27 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. followed by a Tikkun Leyl/evening Torah learning with teachers ... Read More


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Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot

May 17th, 2012 | by StaceyDresner

By Eileen Goltz What better time to try out a new dairy recipe or two than Shavuot and of course, when I use dairy and Shavuot in one sentence, I usually come up with a cheesecake ... Read More


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Passover Recipes with a Healthy Twist

March 15th, 2012 | by StaceyDresner

Passover Recipes With a Healthy Twist Many people celebrating Passover find they become servants to the foods prepared for the traditional Passover seder — spending hours in the kitchen cooking recipes that can be high in ... Read More


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300 Ways to to ask the Four Questions

March 20th, 2011 | by StaceyDresner

Wherever Jews have lived, they have asked the Four Questions at Passover in their native language. In their book and accompanying CD, “300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions” Murray Spiegel and Rickey Stein offer the ... Read More


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