No More Humpty Dumpty

Shabbat is the day to enjoy the person you have become.

Soup Recipes

Chicken soup, vegetable soup, and of course the proverbial matzah balls.


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Candle Lighting: How To

As the sun approaches the horizon, the magic begins.

Shalom Aleichem

Welcoming the angels before the start of the Friday night meal.

Best Things About Shabbat

Personal thoughts on what makes Shabbat the highlight of every week.

Chopped Liver

A classic Jewish food… and a veggie version, too.

Home for Shabbat

Stranded in Milwaukee with nowhere to go. A true story.

Lively Shabbat Overview

It's the glue that holds together the Jewish family and the Jewish nation.

Living to Work

Egyptian slavery and man’s drive for meaning.

Friday Night Shul

Powerful communal prayer can really get you in the spirit.

Fish Recipes

Spicy or sweet, fish makes a wonderful first course.

Shabbat: Imitating Creation

Understanding why God rested on the seventh day, and what it means for me.

A Shabbat Miracle

My father and I had nothing in common besides the long silences that would pass between us. Then a miracle happened.

Friday Night 1-2-3

Not sure how to begin? Look no further!

The Parallel Universe

Abraham's world of Shabbat is personally piloted by God.

Rest and Relaxation

Our task is to go out and build our world. And then comes Day Seven.

Shabbat Challenges

Candid thoughts on getting adjusted.

Shabbat Prom Queen

The prom is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Some get the thrill every week.

Material vs. Spiritual

In Judaism, you can't be holy without the physical.

Tabernacle of Time

Shabbat is an anywhere-in-the-world, expense-free holy-time vacation.

A Taste of Challah

A new comprehensive guide to challah and bread baking

Cowboy Natie's Eggless Challa

Bubby Irma shares her family's delicious challa recipe.

Alone in Lenox Hill

In my grandmother's room, it was as silent as death.

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