Posts Tagged ‘ shabbat ’

Think You Need a Kosher Scooter?

July 2, 2015
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For a More Kosher Scooter (In Case You Think You Need One)

Introducing the “halachically-approved” Amigo Shabbat motorized scooter! All you have to do is change your toggle from “normal” to “Shabbat” mode, and you’re off to synagogue. The Amigo Shabbat is authorized by the Zomet Institute of Israel, which researches and endorses products for Shabbat use – everything from home minibars…

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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

Can’t sleep? Instead of shuffling to the freezer or watching this live walrus cam, you…

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Brooklyn’s Weekly Shabbos Air Raid Siren

June 13, 2014
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How do you prepare for Shabbat? Maybe by kneading some challah, inviting some friends to lunch. Probably…

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“I UNPLUG TO . . . cuddle”

February 19, 2013
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Being connected 24/7 is practically a requirement for…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for…

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Do Jews Meditate?

February 15, 2012
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How did the prophets of the Bible receive their prophecy? Aryeh Kaplan,…

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A Brief History of Gefilte Fish

February 10, 2012
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The #1 reason gefilte fish is served at Shabbat dinner tables these…

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Shabbat Without a Sun

November 3, 2011
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The film 30 Days of Night tackled the perplexing question:…

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“Faking” Jewish

May 19, 2011
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While still a high school student, Ariel Schrag became famous…

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