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Posts Tagged ‘ shabbat ’

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 not by blacking out your windows and hiding under the bed. But on Friday afternoons in parts of Brooklyn, the vintage air raid sirens that signal the start of the Sabbath might trigger your inner Mrs.…

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“I UNPLUG TO . . . cuddle”

February 19, 2013
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Being connected 24/7 is practically a requirement for the 21st-century American worker. Some—like Officer Jeffrey…

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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 book-nerds and foodies: It’s a collection of 16…

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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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