Best of the Week

Oh, what a week it has been. Remember Wednesday? Crazy!

Here’s a look back at some things you may have missed…

Israeli folkdance has a rich history beyond wedding and bar mitzvah dancing. Read all about it.

If you convert to Judaism, you get to choose your own name. I think that’s reason enough. I’d choose Abraham-Isaac-Jacob (Moses). And my middle name would be Frank.

Are you planning on celebrating Halloween? Read all about making Halloween Jewish.

While you’re add it, here are some suggestions I came up with last year for some funny Halloween costumes.

Finally, nothing makes a vegetable taste better than when it’s fried in oil. Try this recipe for Jewish style artichokes.

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