Chanukah has always been celebrated with gusto in my family. Even back in the day, when my brother and I fought over who would light the candles on each of the eight nights, food always took center stage. We nibbled on homemade dreidel cookies with sugar sprinkles, devoured bags of...
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At every Passover seder, in each generation, Jews are reminded to see themselves as though they came out of Egypt in person.
I used to count paragraphs in the Maxwell House haggadah to figure out which parts of the story I would read and how long it would be until dinner. Asking the...
April 20, 2000 | 8:00 pmWhen my dance card is empty, I can always count on JDate, the premier Jewish dating service on the Internet, to provide a tango partner.
Logging on at 1 a.m., I peruse the candidates within my "desired date age range," finding a man who looks interesting and is actually willing to...