Miscellaneous

December 12, 2013

Rabbi Dovid Gottlieb’s new community is named for Emek Ha’Ela, the Ela Valley, which is situated just on the outskirts of Beit Shemesh, Israel. Emek Ha’Ela is where the battle of David and Goliath took place (Book of Samuel 17). The story is that Saul and his army were camped in Emek Ha’Ela when Goliath CONTINUE »

December 12, 2013

House prices and property demand are rising in Israel, fuelled by better-than-expected economic growth. In 2012, the average price of owner-occupied dwellings in Israel averaged $299,086. There is a range in housing prices depending on area. Tel Aviv has the country’s most expensive housing, with an average price of $516,056. Jerusalem is next, at around CONTINUE »

December 12, 2013

The World Jewish Restoration Organization (WJRO) launched a new website last month, polishrestitution.org, in an effort to renew its call for Poland to return private property stolen from Jews during the Holocaust or the subsequent communist era to its rightful owners. The new website provides detailed information about restitution; Poland is the only major country CONTINUE »

(dairy)
BY By Glori Spriggs
December 12, 2013

1 bag (11.8 ounce) Green Giant Seasoned Steamers frozen backyard grilled potatoes 1 1/4 cups finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese (5 ounces) 1/2 cup cooked real bacon bits (from jar or package) 3 tablespoons milk 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet 1/3 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons finely chopped green onion CONTINUE »

(dairy)
BY By Laura Majchrzak, Hunt Valley
December 12, 2013

11/2 cups Pillsbury All-Purpose Flour 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cold unsalted butter,cut into 1/2-inch cubes (do not use margarine) 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 cup Smucker’s Orchard’s Finest Northwest Triple Berry Preserves 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese, room temperature* 1 tablespoon coarse white sparkling sugar Heat oven to 375 degrees. In food CONTINUE »