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Jewish Holidays

A Traditional Purim Feast Brought Up to Date

March 3, 2009, by

When Jayne Cohen and her sister returned home after their grandmother had passed away, they were determined to recreate the holiday dishes they had grown up on. But neither had ever attempted these traditional recipes. Those had been Grandma’s province. “We had never thought to copy down her recipes,” Cohen lamented. “But we shared a […]

Purim Coloring Pages

March 3, 2009, by

Color in the lines – Add color to these Purim scenes Click on the thumbnails to download the pdf Send a Purim eCard! Learn more about Purim

Purim Party Kebabs

March 2, 2009, by

Purim Party Kabobs for 4 or 40: Walnut Crusted Tuna Kabobs with Onion and Pepper Rice Are you having a Purim Party or just looking for an easy weeknight dinner? These recipes fit both. Whether cooking for 4 or 40, these kebabs will please all age groups. Prepare them in advance and then cook them […]

Purim: Large Foods for Large Crowds

March 1, 2009, by

Hello, Have taken upon myself to make a Purim Seuda for 40 people BE”H. Never done that before. Any suggestions for a great seuda – things that taste great, look fantastic & take the minimum amount of time to prepare? I’d appreciate your reply. Shabbat Shalom, Rivka, a Shabbat Shalom reader The ideal mid-week menu […]

This Purim, Flip Your Lid

February 26, 2009, by

Purim this year is Tuesday, March 10 (or March 11 in Jerusalem). I have a great idea for your costume. It’s really easy, it’s very inexpensive, it takes under three seconds to prepare and it will go incredible, incredible lengths to promote Jewish unity. So what’s the idea? Flip your lids. Swap your tops. This […]

Revealing The Hidden: Purim & Yom Kippurim

February 25, 2009, by

Revealing The Hidden -The link between Purim and Yom Kippurim in the works of Rav Yitzchak Hutner’s Pachad Yitzchak. Presented by Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Director of Kosher Education and host of “The Good Vort” on OURadio.org. Recorded live at OU World Headquarters NY, NY February 25, 2009.

Cumin-Scented Chickpeas

February 25, 2009, by

Plainly boiled chickpeas appear on many Purim menus but I prefer this zesty North African dish, in which cumin and garlic give the beans an enticing aroma. If you like, serve a few cucumber slices on the side for a refreshing accent. This is a very simple recipe if you have already cooked chickpeas or […]

Purim: The Poppy Seed Connection

February 25, 2009, by

During my years at elementary school at the Hebrew Academy of Washington, DC, I learned that the holiday of Purim commemorates the heroism of Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia. She courageously saved the Jewish community from extermination plotted by the king’s wicked advisor Haman, who makes Jafar in Disney’s movie “Aladdin” […]

Purim: Fresh Ideas for Mishloach Manot

February 25, 2009, by

Say the word Purim and most of us think “hamantashen.” Nothing wrong with that, both metaphorically and gastronomically. The idea of eating Haman’s hat is a delicious one: not only for the symbolic destruction of an ancient enemy who sought to destroy the Jews, but the pleasure of the soft, three cornered cookie stuffed with […]

Secrets For a Simply Delicious Purim Seuda

February 19, 2009, by

Preparing for a Purim Seudah is always a challenge, especially when you’re preparing for a large crowd. So many people, so little time! I received the following request a few days ago from one of our readers: “I have taken it upon myself to make a Purim Seuda for 40 people BE”H. I’ve never done […]

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