Posts Tagged ‘ shabbat ’

Berlin Just Hosted the Biggest Shabbat Meal Ever

August 7, 2015
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How Berlin Came to Host the Biggest Shabbat Ever

The logistics of a big Shabbat meal can be a bit daunting—especially so when over 2,000 Jewish men and women attend. On a recent evening in Berlin, exactly 2,322 Jews converged for what is now, officially, the world’s largest Shabbat meal of all time. So speaks the holy scripture of…

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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…

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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…

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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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