Jewish Holidays

An Exile At Home

December 22, 2008, by

Meeting the challenge of the Greek Exile today, understanding the difference between pleasure and joy. Featuring Rabbi Eliyahu W. Ferrell, Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kosher.

Latkes and Donuts: “Oil” You Ever Wanted to Know

December 11, 2008, by

Although we associate latkes and donuts with Chanukah, in actuality, the halachic questions they engender apply all year. Rabbi David Bistricer, an OU Kosher Rabbinic Coordinator, provides a clear and concise guide to the lesser-known issues. He explores such topics as: What does a potato have to do with intermarriage? Could you use donuts on […]

The Miracles of Chanukah

December 7, 2007, by

Through an inside look at the miracles of Chanuka we can better understand why lighting the candles is so important for us today.