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Jessica Levine Kupferberg
Nov 22, 2018, 3:59 PM
Turkey with a side of ‘todah’
With pumpkin pies in the oven on this most American of days, I took my daughter for a pre-army physical and felt wholly Israeli
Nov 22, 2018, 11:50 AM
Celebrating Thanksgiving? 5 Hebrew Songs to Get You Into the Holiday Spirit
We Jews must've invented Thanksgiving. After all, the Hebrew word for "turkey" (hodu) is the same as the word for "let us give thanks." Coincidence? I think not. It doesn't matter if you're Jew or Gentile, American-born or a native...
Nov 22, 2018, 11:13 AM
Lessons from Yom Kippur
Yes, I know it's Thanksgiving, but Yom Kippur has a hidden message for Thanksgiving. Not the kind of hidden like Bible Codes or playing an LP of the Torah backwards. It just sometimes can be easy to miss because...
Nov 22, 2018, 8:35 AM
WIZO & the Art of Giving Thanks
On Sunday night our star shortstop needed a ride to his bus stop after our weekly pickup softball game and I was happy to oblidge. "Have you noticed," he said as we drove along Highway 4, "that nobody in Israel...
Nov 21, 2018, 9:31 PM
Who I’m Thankful for This Thanksgiving
Growing up, I used to look forward to Thanksgiving each year because that was when I would see all my family, my mother’s side of the family on Thanksgiving Day and my father’s side on Sunday. The only time...
Nov 21, 2018, 7:44 PM
What We Are Thankful for on Thanksgiving
On Friday September 25th, 1789 a fierce debate broke out in Congress, Congressman Elias Boudinot of New Jersey introduced a resolution that enraged his colleague Aedanus Burke from South Carolina. The controversial resolution called for the creation of a...
Nov 21, 2018, 8:04 AM
Thanks-giving. . .
As hordes of Turkey Day shoppers clean out stores of birds, berries and root vegetables and brave the lines —myself among them — to head home to the kitchen with shopping carts piled high with brussels sprouts to roast,...
Judith Colp Rubin
Nov 20, 2018, 10:31 AM
My Israeli Thanksgiving
I grew up in a secular Jewish family in New York City that didn’t observe any of the religious holidays, yet Thanksgiving remained sacred. The day began with seeing the Thanksgiving Day parade, where the sight of an over-sized Snoopy...
Nov 18, 2018, 8:47 PM
Easy Last Minute Turkey Decor & Salsa, Tips For Your Waist and Greek Food
Easy Last Minute Turkey Decor & Salsa, Tips For Your Waist and Greek Food For whatever reason, whether you are too busy, not able to decorate with foods and kitchen tools, or choose to make decorating easy, here are some...
Nov 11, 2018, 2:41 PM
Perfect Flavors, Gluten Free Pie and Seasonal Teas with Cindy’s Corners
It’s not very often one gets to interview a “celebrity chef” who is also a friend and often times works with me on multiple charity committees within the Jewish community. This week, I will feature the brand new cookbook by...