| Mar 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
1) Poppy Seed2) Everything elseThe NY Times has a great piece today on hamantaschen, from Tel Aviv to Paris.“I put out only a few humantashen the weeks before Purim,” said Florence Kahn, owner of a celebrated Eastern European bakery in......
| Jan 29, 2010
| 7:49 AM
February 21--Join the senior rabbi of Temple Sholom of Chicago, Rabbi Aaron M. Petuchowski, and Rimma Khodosh, Director of Temple Sholom's outstanding pre-school, Gan Shalom, for a joyous celebration of Purim that includes singing, art projects and...
| Feb 25, 2010
A Mercer Island Jewish high school made history this week, qualifying for the girls state basketball tournament in Yakima.
Because of the Purim holiday this weekend and a traditional Orthodox fasting period, Northwest Yeshiva High School opted out of...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 3:34 AM
It's St. Patrick's Day, and you know what that means. Time to get out there and save some green!
(After this, we'll get ready for the big Purim sales, heh. Honestly, these days I think the retailers have a sale for every holiday. One grocery ad this...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 10:50 PM
IRVINE — Purim may start Sunday, but preschoolers at the Merage Jewish Community Center in Irvine got a head start on festivities Friday.
Spiderman, Tinker Bell, Wonder Woman and other familiar faces made it out for the celebration — in...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Haman, legend has it, was a bad guy who wore a bad hat. He is remembered and reviled on the holiday Purim in story, song and snack. Rare is the leader — good or bad — who has a pastry named for his hat.
Haman's crime (plotting to do in...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 4:30 PM
I love Christmas and I'm a rabbi, so my love for Christmas is the love of a happy and respectful stranger. However, because of all that my dearest friend, Fr. Tom Hartman, taught me, I may, in fact, be a perfect stranger for Christmas.
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Roundtable on birth order issues
Parents, as well as those considering having children, are invited to a free presentation by Jackie Pearson, a licensed marriage and family therapist, on the effect of birth order on children and child-rearing at 10 a.m....
| Aug 8, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Brian King is doing double duty in the Pioneer Playhouse season closer, “Kosher Lutherans”: He’s acting in and directing the play.So, how do you deal with the challenges of acting in and directing the same play?“Stimulants, and...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Q. Halloween is upon us again, and with the annual traditions of trick-or-treating and pumpkin-carving in the air, many Christians are looking to alternate ways of celebrating the holiday.
Because of its pagan origins and emphasis on death, celebrating...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Meet another member of the many-sided faith community in South Florida. This week we're talking with Rabbi Robert Silvers, spiritual leader of Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton.
More about Rabbi Silvers
Title: Senior rabbi at Congregation B'...