Holidays
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Chametz Fest 2017, sponsored by the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, was a smashing success. A wonderful time was had by the more than 270 people who attended the March 26 event in the … more
JTA – A challah-baking Jewish giant, a young baseball champ and an endearing boy in a pumpkin patch are among the stars of five delightful new books for kids published just in time for the High … more
(Kveller via JTA) – A few nights ago, when I was cleaning up the kitchen after supper, it struck me.   I’m really bored as a parent. I have the efficiency thing down pat. A … more
Summer’s end is upon us, and the fall is on its way. But, don’t fret! Throughout autumn, many great and positive changes occur. We begin to notice the beautiful amalgam of … more
(Rabbis Without Borders via JTA) – Fear and trembling make a triumphant return to the Jewish calendar with the month of Elul and the initiation of the holiday countdown that leads to Rosh … more
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (JTA) – On the first afternoon of Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Eliana Jacobowitz will lead her congregation on a walk to the Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on the Mystic River … more
The Holocaust unofficially began with Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass) in November 1938 and ended with the liberation of the concentration camps in the spring of 1945. Despite the grave … more
(Kveller via JTA) – I know something about most Jewish holidays. I can tell you that Hanukkah is about miracles, Passover is about slavery and freedom, and Shavuot is about cheesecake. (I have … more
The long-awaited PHDS Hanukkah performance, on Dec. 19 was a fantastic way to spend the last night of Hanukkah! The students showcased their talents in music and drama under the direction of teachers … more
(Kveller via JTA) – There seems to be a widespread misconception in the Orthodox world that the upcoming holiday of Simchat Torah is a “men’s holiday.”   I can … more
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