Grilled Chicken 3 Ways with Hawaiian Coleslaw For Lag BaOmer!

Editor’s Note: Lag BaOmer, a holiday in which the hidden light of the Torah is revealed with bonfires and the celebration of mourning’s end come together is a fitting time to break out the grill and get together with loved ones. The convergence of a late Springtime afternoon and the warmer weather only add to […]

Stop Freaking Out About What You’re Going To Cook For Passover!

Pesach is a time of year that can induce anxiety and fear in some people. While there is certainly a considerable amount of work involved in getting both a home and seders ready for the holiday, stressing over what to make should not be on your to do list. Instead of making lots of matzo-meal-laden dishes – perhaps […]

Purim in Hebron & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

How to Host a Shabbat Dinner and Why You Should—Even if You Aren’t Celebrating The rituals of this Friday night tradition have become so much more than a religious experience. What’s better than winding down the week at home filled with your favorite people and the scent of a chicken roasting in the oven? Shabbat—the […]

Why Do We Have Bonfires and BBQ’s On Lag BaOmer?

The little-known Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer starts tonight and goes through tomorrow. This day of late-spring fun interrupts a period of national mourning for the Jewish people. How did this annual pre-Memorial Day festival come to be? Two thousand years ago, the great Torah sage Rabbi Akiva, who was considered to be the best teacher of […]

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