Daily Archives: July 8, 2020


Peaches and Herb Challah

Fresh Peach Challah It’s peach season and this is a great way sweeten your challah. Recipe from Vintage Kitchen. Ingredients: 7 ½ to 8 cups all-purpose flour 2 ½ cups warm water 2 Tbs active dry yeast 1/3 cup + 1 Tbs sugar 3 large eggs (at room temperature) ½ cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons…


NCSY Bids Farewell to the Jacobys

Meira Spivak serves as NCSY’s Oregon Director and shares her farewell message to the Jacobys: It is with mixed emotions that I share with you that the Jacobys are moving from Portland and heading on to the next chapter in their lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Over the past eight years, Doovie and Aviva have worked…


Hope for the Future

At the store, I saw a man in a wheelchair, a massive swastika tattooed on his left hand. He sat in the middle of the drink aisle as I was checking out the seltzers. I noticed he had his eye on a soda that he couldn’t reach. He saw me and my clearly Jewish clothing….