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The Many Stories of Passover

The Many Stories of Passover

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… Read more »

Passover Food Newly kosher-for-Passover quinoa leaps onto your seder table with three savory dishes

Passover Food Newly kosher-for-Passover quinoa leaps onto your seder table with three savory dishes

By Mollie Katzen/JNS.org Vegetarians, and especially vegans, need some high-protein plant food with a bit of heft to keep them going during Passover, especially if observing the Askanazic tradition that… Read more »

Tu B’Shevat – Slice of Life

Tu B’Shevat – Slice of Life

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… Read more »

Tisha B’Av: A Tragic Day Throughout Jewish History

Tisha B’Av: A Tragic Day Throughout Jewish History

Tisha B’Av begins at sundown on July 27. The ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av – is often considered the “saddest” day  on the Jewish calendar. A fast… Read more »

SHAVUOT SERVICES

SHAVUOT SERVICES

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… Read more »

Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot

Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot

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… Read more »

Passover Recipes with a Healthy Twist

Passover Recipes with a Healthy Twist

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… Read more »

300 Ways to to ask the Four Questions

300 Ways to to ask the Four Questions

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… Read more »

Tu B’Shevat

Tu B’Shevat

New Year of the trees and the fruits