Shavuot study and food events

Shavuot begins at sundown on Saturday, June 8, and ends the evening of Monday, June 10. Although its origins are founded in an ancient grain harvest festival, Shavuot has long been identified with the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai seven weeks after the Exodus from Egypt. There are many congregations hosting study sessions…


Sweet, Refreshing Summer Snacks

There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration. Watermelon is a patriotic picnic staple for countless reasons, not the least of which is that it’s a beloved treat that…


Simple Elegance for Shavuot

By Paula Shoyer The holiday of Shavuot is just around the corner (June 9-10). French trained chef and best-selling cookbook author Paula Shoyer is offering contemporary and delicious recipes. Unique to Shavuot is the often lavish and sometimes challenging dairy menu. As always, Shoyer is sensitive to those who limit their lactose, calorie and gluten intake. Paula…


Shavuot recipes from

Shavuot is just around the corner and who isn’t thinking about what delicious dairy dishes they can make! Share these delicious Shavuot recipes from See more Shavuot recipes at Spinach & Artichoke Quiche by Danielle Renov Watch Danielle bring this super simple dinner to life here! Dough 3 cups Glicks White Flour ¾…


Everything you ever wanted to know about Israel at 71

PHOTO: The 70th anniversary Independence Day ceremony at Mount Herzl, Jerusalem, on April 18, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/FLASH90 As Israel celebrates its 71st anniversary, ISRAEL21c brings you a fascinating statistical snapshot of this remarkable country By ISRAEL21c Staff As night falls on May 8, 2019, Israel will kick off its 71st birthday celebration in…


Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut

PHOTO: Dancing was part of the fun at last year’s Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration at  the Mittleman Jewish Community Center.   The Mittleman Jewish Community Center  celebrate Israel’s 71st year of independence May 8 from 5-8:30 pm at the MJCC’s annual Yom Ha’atzmaut event. Make your way through Israel using interactive activities such as shifting through…

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