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Torah: The Basics

The Torah is the foundation of our Jewish beliefs and religious practice. It is sometimes known as the Old Testament, but that is a Christian term, we call it the Torah. It is part of the Jewish Bible. The Jewish Bible contains some other books as well. The Torah contains the five Books of Moses:… Continue reading Torah: The Basics

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Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It is a time of celebration and reflection.  I’m here to give you all the basics, so that you can feel all caught up on the holiday and know how to respond when someone says “Shana Tova”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duISVG_SoiI&t=46s . What is it? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

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Apple Upside-Down Cake for Rosh Hashanah

I love celebrating Rosh Hashanah. The new year always holds so much promise and every dessert has honey in it. My Apple Upside-Down Cake is no exception. This is a Jewish New Year twist on a classic Pineapple Upside-Down cake. I've added some honey in addition to the traditional brown sugar and of course use… Continue reading Apple Upside-Down Cake for Rosh Hashanah

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High Holidays with a Baby

The high holidays are a time to celebrate and reflect which can be hard to do or nearly impossible when you have a baby. Whether you are able to bring your baby to services this year or if you’ll have to sit this one out. Hopefully using a couple of my tips and tricks your… Continue reading High Holidays with a Baby