July 29, 2017 By: Mallory Schlau, Honeymoon Israel New York City participant on a October 2016 trip After an amazing two weeks on Honeymoon Israel, I returned home to a country about to...Read More
Have you ever stopped to think about that ninth candle on the Hanukkah menorah? It’s called the shamash, and it’s the helper candle we use to light the other candles. It’s the...Read More
Passover is not only the most widely-celebrated Jewish holiday, it’s also the one that requires the most choreography, prepping, shopping, and planning. While most of us probably have more prep time than normal these days due to #socialdistancing2020, it’s not a guarantee that we’ll find everything we need at the grocery store to make a traditional seder plate. There are also many reasons why some folks opt out of using traditional items (from environmental and ethical reasons to dietary restrictions), and since Passover is all about liberation, we say you do you!