Is it terrible that I am always tricking my kids into eating or doing something that they don’t want to do? For example, for the first 8 years of my son’s life, he absolutely LOVED eating fish. Not just fish, seafood of any kind, he even had calamari a few times. How that...
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Traditionally, Orthodox girls wanting a bat mitzvah have had intimate ones with close family and friends, complete with candlelightings and blessings.
Unlike the Reform, Recostructionist and Conservative movements, which have embraced and formalized the bat mitzvah in the...
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Five years ago, veteran comic book artist Joe Kubert visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. He expected to be moved, but since he and his parents had escaped from Poland before the Nazi genocide began, he assumed his emotional reaction would be...
December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm
A kosher menorah can be fashioned out of any material, so why not get creative? During the Festival of Lights we light the Chanukah menorah -- a modern-day symbol of the candelabra used in the Temple, also known as a chanukiah -- to commemorate the miracle of the oil and to...
December 4, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Calling all creative kids. If you have a way with words or an aptitude for art, you can use your unique talents by entering the first annual Jews for Judaism Jewish Students' Creative Writing & Art Contest.
Working with the theme "I Love Judaism," future scribes and artists can...
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Passover cooking becomes more fun each year with the publication of glossy new kosher cookbooks brimming with creative suggestions for elegant and enticing Passover dishes.
Whether you are planning your seder menu, looking for a memorable Passover gift, or you just want a break...
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
Have you ever experienced a miracle? What's a miracle anyway? Is it something that only God can do? The rabbis say that it was the Jews who actually created the miracle of Chanukah. They fought to keep Judaism alive when it was in danger of being extinguished. Here, today, in...
March 9, 2000 | 7:00 pmAlex Dwek, a London-born real-estate developer, sits with a friend in a dimly-lit cafe on New York's fashionable Upper West Side, sipping white wine and chatting up a young lady he's just met. The three of them, all 30-something, fashionably dressed and single, have just emerged from...