Video Hack: Shavuos Fresh Flower Pro-tips

  Want to know the secret to having fabulous flowers for Shavuos or anytime? Watch and learn! Seth Feldman – producer Elliot Gabor – director of photography http://eliecreative.com Danny Moallem – production assistant A special thank you to Chanie Waxler of Buds Designs https://www.instagram.com/budsdesigns/

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 4/28

Why Is This Matzo Different From All Other Matzos? – An article about shmura matzah in the New York Times that delves into an “unintended” side effect of kosher law: better tasting food. Bialik: Tough To Be Shomer Shabbat In Hollywood – Hollywood actress, and friend of Jew in the City, Mayim Bialik, reveals what its like to be […]

One Minute Insight: What Matzah Can Teach Us About Seizing The Day

It’s called the “bread of freedom,” but did you know it’s also the bread of growth? Director of Photography: Elliot Gabor http://eliecreative.com Produced by Seth Feldman Production Assistant: Danny Moallem  

Why Do We Still Not Eat Kitniyos If No One Confuses Beans and Wheat?

Dear Jew in the City, What’s the deal with kitniyos? Especially being that we know now it’s not chametz, and some Jews eat it and some don’t… Sincerely, Rice on Pesach Dear Rice, Kitniyos (or kitniyot) is typically translated as “legumes” and the Ashkenazi practice is not to eat them on Passover. This isn’t because we used to […]

One Minute Insight: Why Is There An Egg On The Seder Plate?

Why is the egg on our seder plate a sign of “incomplete” freedom?   Director of Photography: Elliot Gabor http://eliecreative.com Produced by Seth Feldman Production Assistant: Danny Moallem

One Minute Insight: Why Do Some Prefer Lettuce For Their Bitter Herbs?

Why do some people prefer to use romaine lettuce for bitter herbs (maror) in their Seder plates ? Director of Photography: Elliot Gabor http://eliecreative.com Produced by Seth Feldman Production Assistant: Danny Moallem

Top 3 Pesach Cleaning Hacks

We’re going to put the fun in cleaning! Except there is no fun in cleaning. So try these hacks to make it a bit easier! Director of Photography: Elliot Gabor http://eliecreative.com Produced by Seth Feldman Production Assistant: Danny Moallem  

Who’s a Better Female Role Model, Queen Esther or Disney Princesses?

Did you ever consider that Queen Esther is a much better female role model for our kids than the Disney princesses we give them from the youngest age?

How Do I Teach My Jewish Kids To Respect But Not Envy Christmas?

Dear Jew in the City, How do I raise my kids to be respectful of Christmas yet not have Christmas-envy? People always seem to go to one extreme or the other, but I’d like to give over a nuanced perspective to my children. Sincerely, Holiday Cheer Dear Cheer, That’s a great question. I’m no parenting expert, […]

The Day I Resolved To Stop Criticizing My Husband

Last month my husband and I celebrated our fifteenth wedding anniversary. It made me wonder if I had any wisdom to impart – any lessons based on Jewish philosophy I had discovered over the years which help us keep our marriage strong and recover from challenging times when they arise. Was there something to say about giving? […]

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