PARSHA SUMMMARY: VAYIGASH

PARSHA SUMMMARY: VAYIGASH

With Yosef’s brothers accused of theft, Yehuda steps forward to ask Yosef for Binyamin’s release, offering himself instead. As a result, Yosef finally is convinced his brothers are different from when they cast him into the pit & he reveals his true...
As The Dreidel Spins

As The Dreidel Spins

Before the Festival of Lights starts to dim and go out, a parting thought….. We live in the age of emojis. The popularity of this modern-day variation on “a picture is worth a thousand words” is no doubt a by-product of our all-too harried lifestyle. Despite all the...
Frozen Key Lime Pie

Frozen Key Lime Pie

Are you looking for a more citrus-y dessert to cap off your evening meals? Or do you just want a new kosher pie option for your future celebrations? Well, in this time of enforced indoor living, a breath of fresh new cuisine might be enough to get you out of your...
Devorah Romm and the Vilna Edition Shas

Devorah Romm and the Vilna Edition Shas

The printing press is an amazing invention, one that has revolutionized the way people communicate and store knowledge all over the world. From Asia to Europe, the proliferation of printed texts has advanced the march of civilization, bringing news, spreading wisdom,...
Parsha Summary: Vayetze

Parsha Summary: Vayetze

Yakov flees from Esav; leaving his parents home & going to Charan to stay with his uncle Lavan. He stops at Har Zion, the future site of the Bet HaMikdash; there he dreams of a ladder extending from Heaven to Earth, with angels going up & down. G-d promises...
Country Apple Pie

Country Apple Pie

The cold season is coming closer, and even now snow begins to pile outside our houses. Even in parts of the world that don’t experience icy weather often, the winds at this time of year are still quite chilly. One of the best ways to warm yourself up in these icy...