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Since 1970, the United States has celebrated Earth Day every April. By contrast, ancient Jewish celebrations throughout the year remind us of our responsibility to safeguard the fragile planet God has entrusted to our care. Almost all of our Jewish observances reflect environmental concerns.
What’s your autumn flavor of choice? Is it spiced pumpkin, or maybe seasonal apples? How about cozy cinnamon? Here are 10 Jewishly inspired, easy to make, tried-and-true recipes featuring cinnamon that you’re going to love.
While all Jewish holidays serve as great opportunities to practice audacious hospitality, Sukkot has always stood out to me as the most audaciously hospitable of Jewish holidays.
At Sukkot, Jewish tradition encourages us to welcome seven holy guests into our sukkot, one for each night of the week. In a modern variation to this custom, each night can be connected to a related social action theme.
Though most of us in North America don’t have the same connection to those who have died in service to Israel, we can still observe Israeli Memorial Day as we mourn from afar.
Israel Independence Day celebrates the oneness of the Jewish people in all its colorful diversity. What if we carried that spirit with us every day?
There are plenty of ways to observe Yom HaAtzmaut from home during this time of quarantine. Choose one or all of the following options to celebrate and demonstrate your love of Israel on the anniversary of her independence!
Here are five activities to help young children connect with Israel -- on Yom HaAtzmaut and all year long.
The day is a gut-wrenching one, and yet one profoundly important in the life of a country. It is a day when we let the pain in, when we listen to and internalize the myriad stories, when we understand that their fight is also our fight.