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Passover Playlist for Our Times

Anti-semitic attacks in France got you down? Hamas and Hezbollah on your mind? Have no fear. Here’s a little timeless, [mostly] Jewish, musical wisdom to get you into the holiday spirit! … Read More

The Jewish Calendar and Your Israel Trip

If you don’t plan your trip to Israel with the Hebrew calendar in mind you may be in for some rude surprises! Here’s everything you need to know. … Read More

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Lag B’Omer: Bonfire of the Heart

A VERY CONFUSING DAY We have conflicting traditions about what we’re celebrating, who the hero is, and how to celebrate. We end a period of mourning that falls in what is ‘supposed’ to be the ‘time of our joy.’ Lag … Read More