Best of the Week

With the week coming to a close, here are some things you might have missed here at MJL:

With baby boomers approaching the age of their retirement (if they haven’t already), here are a list of Jewish volunteering ideas that can help fill the new found time.

This week, Jews around the world fasted on the 17th of Tammuz, which also began the period leading up to Tisha B’Av, known as the Three Weeks.

With July 4th coming up this weekend, learn all about Jewish involvement in the Revolutionary War.

Finally, here are some great recipes you can try out using different variations of halva. Enjoy!

I’ll be on vacation for the next two weeks so have a good July everyone!

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Jewish Minor Fasts 101

The four minor fast days are not as restrictive as Yom Kippur and Tisha B'Av.

17th of Tammuz

A minor fast day with major history.

Beyond the Three Weeks

The month of Av brings with it forgiveness similar to the experience of Yom Kippur.