Why Do We Still Count the Omer When We Don’t Have a Holy Temple?

Dear Jew in the City- If there’s no Temple anymore, why are we still counting an Omer that’s not even being brought? Didn’t other Temple-related actives just cease after its destruction? Thanks, Losing Count Already   Dear Count, That’s a pretty good question. Let’s first explain what “counting the omer” is. Leviticus chapter 23 tells […]

One Minute Insight: What Shavuos Can Teach Us About Marriage

Want to know a secret to feeling closer to your spouse? It’s all in how you say it.   Seth Feldman – producer Elliot Gabor – director of photography http://eliecreative.com Danny Moallem – production assistant  

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/

Video Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Cinnabuns

A super-easy, fast, and decadent recipe for the Shavuos. What’s your favorite way to eat cheesecake? Recipe by: http://www.ohbiteit.com/ Seth Feldman – producer Elliot Gabor – director of photography http://eliecreative.com Danny Moallem – production assistant

Do I Have to Stay up All Night Long on Shavuos?

  Dear Jew in the City, As I get older, it gets hard to stay up all night long on Shavuos to learn. So am I obligated to? And where does this idea come from? Sincerely, So Tired   Dear So Tired, Shavuos is in many ways an atypical holiday. There are three Festivals in […]

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