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Owning It (In Loving Memory of Marilyn David, Z”L)
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Many of us spend much less time unplugged than is probably healthy. In this environment, it seems critical to reassert the importance of Shabbos as a day of unplugging…


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The Surging Israeli Economy

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Slice of Life: Fall Root Vegetables

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The veggie doctor is in; time to get to the root of the problem. What’s the problem you ask? Why, getting the most out of the tubers and taproots commonly known as root vegetables that are front and center in the produce aisles these days.


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