Best of the Week

Extra! Extra! Now is your last chance to read these articles while they are still new. If you read them next week, they will be “sooooo last week.” And no one wants to be uncool like that.

Let’s see…what happened this week…Ooooohhhh! We made a good amount of money. Thanks to you. But not enough. Not yet, at least.

Hanukkah is coming up faster than your mom getting drunk off her one cup of egg nog. Why not take all that extra chocolate Hanukkah gelt your 5 year old thinks you want and make some homemade spiced hot chocolate? Yum.

Speaking of Hanukkah recipes, instead of using store bought products, try making your own applesauce for your latkes. It’s also perfect if you have no teeth!

December 1 was World AIDS Day. Rabbi Elliot Rose Kukla wrote us a brief history of the rocky relationship between the Jewish community and its reaction to the disease.

Finally, we have started to re-publish the amazing Torah commentaries of award winning author, Dr. Erica Brown. Definitely worth checking it out.

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