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Now on The Canteen

Freedom from Matzah

April 17, 2014 2:10pm

In its simplest form, Passover is a holiday that commemorates the Israelites’ journey from slavery to freedom. During the seder we do things that indi...


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How Much is Dayenu? $35

April 14, 2014 5:53am

It was at his older brother’s bar mitzvah that 9-year-old Josh Levy gave the answer to a question we all wanted to know: How much money is enough? ...


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Why Me? Why Not Me?

April 18, 2014 11:25am

"Why are you doing this?" I hear this question frequently when people learn that I write to help parents understand how LGBTQ issues affect their t...


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Check Out This Brilliant YouTube Video Scr...

April 18, 2014 2:37pm

If kids could write screenplays, what would they be like? Here is a YouTube series which explores that very important existential question. In this...


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The Things I Miss About Israel

April 11, 2014 2:30pm

I made aliyah in 1999 at the age of 25 and lived in Jerusalem for a year, and then for two years in Tel Aviv, working as an English teacher in high sc...


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Pushing Jewish Day Schools to Be More Inclusive of Special Needs

February 26, 2014 10:16am

The recent Kveller post by Benay Josselson on her son’s positive and enriching experience at Rockland Jewish Academy made me hopeful about the prospec...


Now on The Nosher

Quinoa Sweet Potato Patties with Arugula Salad

April 17, 2014 10:26am

I don't mind admitting that Passover completely stresses me out. Inevitably I will start to cook something and realize I don’t have the correct kitche...


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Ten Plagues of the 21st Century

April 20, 2014 4:42pm

“It’s not that I have an issue with her having sex, per se,  it’s just that it should mean something.  You know?” That’s what a parent I met years ...


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Meet Another Moses

April 18, 2014 9:17am

Do you know Mr. Moses? Mr. Bob Moses? I’ve always associated Bob Moses’s name with civil rights and, specifically, his well-known initiative th...


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Pesah— Hag HaHinukh: The Holiday of Education

April 13, 2014 9:25am

Jewish tradition has four names for the Passover Holiday—Hag HaAviv (the Spring Festival), Hag HaMatsot (the Holiday of Unleavened Bread), Hag HaPesah...