Shabbat

Spinach, Blueberry & Goat Cheese Salad

Salads can be boring. In fact, every time I try to eat a salad for lunch I feel disappointed – ...

Kindergarten Challah Recipe

I went to Jewish day school from pre-school all the way through 12th grade, and looking back, there were definitely ...

The Pedagogy of Nemo: What a Winter Storm Can Teach Us About Shabbat

Well, that was an unexpected weekend! For those of you who do not live in the Northeast, we just got ...

Living the Legacy: Shabbat Suppers Continuing MLK’s Dream

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is two weeks from today – Monday, January 21, 2013. This year, consider celebrating Dr. ...

There’s No Place Like a Jewish Home

In Little Rock, Arkansas, ISJL Education Fellow Erin poses with students who participated in a special program called “There’s No ...

The Future of Jewish Food

Last year in Berkeley, Rae and I attended the Deli Summit to discuss the direction of Jewish food and deli ...

The Friday the Rabbi Made Challah

A couple of years ago, I attended a young adult challah-baking event here in Austin.  Some of the young women ...

Sleeping on Felix Frankfurter’s Couch

Joshua Henkin’s new novel, The World Without You, is now available.I want to talk a little more about my family of ...

Rock and Roll

This is a guest post by Rabbi Darby Leigh.It was 1984 when Dee Snider first asked me what I wanted ...

Are You a Jewish Writer?

First of all, I want to open up my week of blogging by saying how happy I am to be ...

Me, You and We

I have been an active participant in a group of Muslims, Christians and Jews that meets two to three times ...

I Don’t Go To Brooklyn

Cruising on Fifth Avenue one day, a taxi is hailed by a man standing on the corner. Entering the cab, ...