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Tu B’shvat – Chamisha Asar B’shvat

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Posted: December 30, 2007

What is Tu B’shvat/Tu Bishvat? Tu Bishvat is a Jewish holiday celebrating the New Year of the Trees. It is one of the four Rashei Shana (“New Years”) mentioned in the Mishnah. Tu Bishvat marks [...]

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Jordan Almonds Frenzy

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Posted: December 24, 2007

Now that the Holiday season is almost over, I’d like to focus your attention on something that may seem trivial to you now, but when you need it you’ll thank us for bringing it up. [...]

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A Warm & Cozy Chanukah Holiday

A Warm & Cozy Chanukah Holiday

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Posted: November 20, 2007

Hanukkah is an eight-day Feast of Dedication, also known as the Festival of Lights. Families and friends look forward to the warmth and glow of this holiday as they observe the lighting of small oil [...]

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Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) Recipe

Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) Recipe

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Posted: November 19, 2007

What are sufganiyot? Sufganiyot (plural of “sufganiyah”) is the Israeli version of jelly donuts traditional for Hanukkah. Fried foods are traditional at Hanukkah to commemorate the provision of the oil in the rededicated temple. Here [...]

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What is Chanukah?

What is Chanukah?

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Posted: November 19, 2007

Understanding the meaning of the Chanukah custom of giving chocolate coins to children enriches the tradition. Although the earliest sources of the Chanukah gelt custom are unknown, there are several reasons why coins and Chanukah [...]

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