Miscellaneous

October 10, 2013

1 10-ounce package frozen peasand carrots 1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup diced onion 1/4 cup pareve margarine 1/3 cup flour 2 cups chicken broth 3/4 cup liquid nondairy creamer 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground sage Pepper 3 cups cooked cubed or     shredded chicken Puff pastry or mashed potatoes for topping Cook CONTINUE »

BY Eric Hal Schwartz
October 3, 2013

A new online platform makes giving tzedakah as easy as buying a book on Amazon.com. It’s called jgives.com. “With the site they can give with just one click,” said jgives.com co-owner Jodi Samuels. Samuels said she and partner Allen Ganz founded the platform to give people the opportunity to send aid to worthy causes, Jewish CONTINUE »

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October 3, 2013

The latest study by the Pew Research Center put on paper a lot of what our communal leaders already knew. Intermarriage is on the rise (71percent of non-Orthodox Jews are intermarried) and younger Jews are opting out of ritual and affiliation (1/3 of Millenials identify as Jews of no religion). But it also reported other CONTINUE »

October 3, 2013

At the J Street policy conference, the organization unveiled what it is terming its 2Campaign, which is focused on defining what it means to have two states for two people. The organization plans to invest $1 million in this campaign in the coming year. As part of that, J Street outlined the four components it CONTINUE »