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Feb 15, 2019, 12:36 AM
Love Is Beautiful, But…
Can someone please tell me why Valentine’s Day is such a big deal here in Israel? Why the day is even celebrated at all? My first year here, when I saw the hearts dangling around the mall, the red balloons...
Feb 10, 2019, 7:51 AM
KFWE Tips and Previews, I ❤️ Kosher and More With Cindy’s Corners
This week New York City hosts two big events, New York Fashion Week (which I will report on from several shows live) and The Kosher Food and Wine Experience. As someone who loves to eat and has a big appetite...
Feb 9, 2019, 11:35 PM
Choosing Good Over Vice
The other day, I am sitting behind two security guards, and they are having this conversation about people and their desires. This one goes to the other: You know there are three parts to a person. The head, the heart, and . He...
Feb 3, 2019, 7:27 AM
Purim Prep Begins Now and KFWE NY Tickets With Cindy’s Corners
The day after Tu Bishvat means Purim and even some Pesach preparations for me. What am I doing for Misloach Manot? Do I have a theme? What organizations will I donate to? Where will I hear the Megillah? And, will...
Jan 27, 2019, 7:44 AM
Kiss Clutter Goodbye, FFactor Powders & Healthy Snacks With Cindy’s Corners
Have You Met Kiss Clutter Goodbye? Kitchens, especially kosher ones, can easily become a mess among multiple appliances, endless cooking and constant hands in cookie jars and refrigerators. Most of us have little time to fix the problem. Meet Chani Miller,...
Jan 21, 2019, 5:59 PM
Tu Bishvat Education and Expectation
It’s not often that I go to a Pre-school party and smile from ear to ear the WHOLE time : Usually after my child has performed (this one actually rocked the house for once!) and the "proud parent" part is...
Jan 20, 2019, 5:18 PM
Last Minute Tu Bishvat, Fitness/Food 2019, New Spices With Cindy’s Corners
Tu Bishvat Ideas — But Great All Year
Jan 20, 2019, 1:33 PM
On Tu BiShvat, align your diet and politics with the trees’ welfare and all they support
This Tu BiShvat, on the heels of dire new reports about global warming, talk about trees is urgent. Jewish tradition and the customs of Tu BiShvat compel us to see that when we talk about trees, we’re talking about...
Sharona Margolin Halickman
Jan 17, 2019, 11:21 PM
Cloudy with a chance of manna
Last night, residents of Jerusalem looked towards the sky in anticipation of the snow that was predicted by the forecasters. Young and old alike waited patiently to see what would come down. In the end, there was rain, hail,...
Jan 16, 2019, 6:54 PM
Oyster Steak – Cooked To Perfection
I love a really good steak. There are so many different variations of meat it gets confusing in the meat aisle. I’m a big rib steak fan but lately I’ve been turned on to other cuts. I learned the...