Jewish Holidays

Jewish Holidays

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A Chanukah Gift for Free

December 15th, 2016 | by WMJledger

  By Mark Dov Shapiro I’ve just had a delightful experience teaching about Judaism. The students were enthusiastic. There was a real buzz in the room. Lots of questions, comments, and energy. The topic was “Justice ... Read More


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PASSOVER 2016

April 14th, 2016 | by WMJledger

Chef Paula Shoyer’s Passover menu enlivens your seder, maintains tradition By JNS.org Chef and best-selling author Paula Shoyer with dishes that will enliven your seder. All of the recipes are from Shoyer’s book, “The New Passover ... Read More


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Shanah Tova

September 3rd, 2015 | by WMJledger

Can Yom Kippur atonement be accomplished in 140 characters or less? By Alina Dain Sharon/ JNS.org Coming from a non-observant family of Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union to Israel, a country where many people ... Read More


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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


Jewish Food

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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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