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  • 5 “Skinny” Vegetarian Mexican Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

    By Elana Horwich

    April 29, 2014 | 9:00 am

    It's kind of funny that every year on Cinco de Mayo masses of Americans - who are unfamiliar with the history of May 5, 1862 - rush to eat Mexican food and down margaritas . We are ready to celebrate a holiday we know little about - a holiday that in fact is not highly celebrated...

  • Everyone is Suddenly Irish on March 17th!

    By Julia Bendis

    March 18, 2011 | 11:33 am

    Why does everyone become Irish on St. Patrick’s day?  Even the Jews.  When has it become a good thing for Jews to start drinking?  Have you ever seen Jewish people drink?  No, that’s because most of us can’t hold down our liquor, and its not pretty.

    I am definitely the “drinker” in...

  • Of Worms and Greatness

    By Rabbi Asher Brander

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    A teacher wanted to demonstrate the evils of liquor to his fifth-grade class. He conducted an experiment with a glass of water, a glass of whiskey and two worms. The teacher put the first worm in the glass of water. The worm wiggled about, happy as can be. Then he put the second...