Want A Break In The Monotony of Lockdown? Try This Jewish Ritual

At week number whatever this is of stay-at-home orders, many of us are feeling a little… bored. Last night, even my 6th-grader, who I don’t think had complained even once since his school closed, finally voiced some dissatisfaction with doing the same thing every day. (His school is actually doing an excellent job maintaining a […]

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How Shabbos Was Saved By a Brooklyn Muslim & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

Katz Hillel Day School Graduate Wins National Writing Contest Ariella Mayer, a recent eighth grade graduate of Katz Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, has achieved national recognition for her winning essay submission in the Better Together program’s Better2Write competition. Ariella’s essay was awarded first place from the 600 submissions entered into this national writing […]

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If You Can’t Cook On Shabbos, Do You Have To Eat Cold Food?

Dear JITC- I heard that people don’t cook food on Shabbos. So do you have to just eat cold food the entire day? All the best, Karen Dear Karen- Thanks for your question. Before we discuss cooking, I’d like to discuss fire in general. To do that, I’ll quote myself, from The Taryag Companion: “The […]

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