Miscellaneous

June 12, 2013

Pareve Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup (approx) semisweet parve chocolate chips Directions Mix together oil and sugar until combined, and then add eggs one at a time. After the eggs are combined, add vanilla. Sift CONTINUE »

Eagerly awaited sequel by local teacher recently released
BY Simone Ellin
May 31, 2013

It’s a typical Friday evening in Jewish Baltimore. Observant Jews are preparing for Shabbat dinner and walking to evening services. The scene is commonplace to those who live in or around Northwest Baltimore. All at once, something horrifying occurs, dramatically altering the peaceful neighborhood milieu. Gunshots, police cars, ambulances, screams of terror. There’s been a CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Tisha B’Av is observed with mourning and contemplation “Tisha B’Av is an appointed day when you relate to Hashem by discovering how far you are from him,” said Rabbi Aaron Kahn, a director of the Advanced Institute of Talmudic Studies at New York City’s Yeshiva University. “Relating to Him gives us the opportunity to CONTINUE »

May 30, 2013

Throughout Jewish history, an array of tragic events fell on the ninth day of the Hebrew calendar month of Av. 1312 B.C.E.: According to Jewish tradition, 10 of the 12 spies returned from Israel with malicious reports about the land and its inhabitants, and the Israelites fell into despairCONTINUE »