As with many congregations, the Simchat Torah service is also Consecration. The temple welcomes all new students to the religious school by giving them a small Torah and a blessing. Last year was our daughter's first year in religious school and with very little notice I was asked to sponsor the oneg. For many this… Continue reading Simchat Torah Cookies
Our tradition says that Rosh Hashanah is the anniversary of the creation of the world. So why not throw the world a birthday party! I heard about this tradition from a rabbi who is so busy during this time of year that their family needed a easy tradition for the kids to look forward to.… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah for the Busy Non-Bakers
This recipe for Honey Cake Mini-Muffins is the perfect breakfast or snack to get you in the Rosh Hashanah spirit. Honey cake is the traditional baked good for the Jewish new year. For other twists on Jewish holiday faves, check out my recipes for Apple Upside-Down Cake and Honey Cake Ice Cream. I was surprised… Continue reading Honey Cake Mini-Muffins for Rosh Hashanah
Making challah with a twist of flavor is really easy and can help keep Shabbat fun and exciting.