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Watch: From Kosher.com: Aged Prime Rib Roast

January 4, 2018, by

Chef Mike from Mike’s Bistro is back to teach you how to cook prime cuts of meat without fear. This aged rib roast is the king of meat, and all it needs is a little salt and pepper to take it to your table. Sautéed potatoes and fresh herbs are the crown on top. Make

Take Your Kebabs Up a Notch

December 28, 2017, by

From Kosher.com – Why repeat boring chicken dinner recipes, when you can do kebabs tonight? Have everyone build their own, or just go for a variety of vegetables and flavors. Marinating the chicken in Danielle’s delicious, multi-purpose marinade will take those skewers to the next level! Explore more great Dinners with Danielle recipes at Kosher.com

Why are You Here? Truth, Comfort, and Religious Motivation

December 26, 2017, by

Looking around synagogue–particularly on Yom Kippur–we see some people who’ve come searching for God and we see those people who’ve come because they want to socialize. And we see ourselves judging those people. NCSY Director of Education Rabbi Dovid Bashevkin looks at why people seek religion, who is right, and what we can do when

OU Mourns Passing of HaRav Shteinman Z”tl

December 12, 2017, by

We at the Orthodox Union join the rest of the Jewish people in mourning the loss of Harav Aharon Leib Shteinman zt’l. Rav Shteinman zt’l was not only a world leading Torah scholar, he was as guiding force impacting the lives of untold numbers of Jews in Israel and around the world. We have lost

Lubbock Native’s Death in Israel Sparks Legislation to Cut Palestinian Funding

November 30, 2017, by

WASHINGTON — Stuart and Robbi Force never imagined that their son would become the face of legislation on Capitol Hill. Taylor Force, a Lubbock native and a former Army field artillery officer, was killed in a stabbing spree in Tel Aviv in March 2016 — the same day Vice President Joe Biden arrived for high-level talks with Israeli and

Sukkah on the Arts Quad

October 18, 2017, by

This fall, Cornell University made history with its own custom-built Sukkah on the Arts Quad, right in the middle of campus.  This Sukkah was a unique collaboration between Cornell Hillel and students in the Architecture department.  Guiding them and consulting every step of the way was OU-JLIC Educator, Rabbi Daniel Kasdan.   Architecture students began

The Surprise Waiting for Me at Home as told by Sivan Rahav Meir

September 11, 2017, by

Sivan Rahav Meir is an unusual Israeli celebrity– in addition to being a highly-respected and immensely popular TV news reporter she is also a religious mother of 5 young children and a Torah teacher with tens of thousands of students (her first book in English, “#Parasha” was just published last week). Last week Sivan came to speak

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