Holidays

Detroiters Experience Seders Far from Home

In faraway places, seders offer familiar yet also very different traditions. By Shari S. Cohen As families and friends gather for Passover, they look forward to...

Five New Passover Books for Kids

These five new titles will enliven the Passover holiday for the whole family. By Penny Schwartz (JTA) Four questions. Four cups of wine. Four types of...

Rabbi Aaron Starr’s New Children’s Book

Rabbi Starr's children's book is a celebration of Jewish life geared toward preschool-aged children and their families. By Jackie Headapohl What will you be reading to...

Partying Too Hard on Purim

Drinking heavily on Purim can leave lasting impressions. By Louis Finkelman You can look through the entire Hebrew Bible and nearly all of rabbinic literature without...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Appropriate Appearance

Parshat Tetzaveh: Exodus 27:20-30:10; Ezekiel 43:10-27. By Rabbi Simone Schicker I often find people come to me to express their belief that much of Torah is...

This Week’s Torah Portion: We Have What It Takes

Parshat Yitro: Exodus 18:1-20:23; Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 33:25-26. This week’s portion describes the most significant event in human history: The Jewish people stood at Sinai and...

Small Acts of Generosity Can Have a Huge Impact

The problem: Horrendous news events day after day. Anger and fear abound. People are worried about the future concerned that we are more divided...

GE Appliances Introduces ‘Shabbos Keeper’ Refrigeration Solution

The New Shabbos Keeper Makes Your Shabbat Easier After years of development, GE Appliances recently launched the first 100 percent compliant refrigeration solution for the...

Must Read

JFS Named Midwest Administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference

Jewish Family Service has been named administrator for Holocaust Claims Conference for providing compassionate care to Holocaust survivors. By Judy Greenwald Photography courtesy of JFS In keeping with...

A Guide to Holiday Tipping

Deciding what to give your hair stylist, mail carrier and more can be a challenge during the holiday season! Here are some tips for...

This Week’s Torah Portion: Wrestle Like A Jew

This week's parsha talks about the true meaning behind Jacob wrestling with his brother Esau's guardian angel. By Rabbi Bentzion Geisinsky Did you know that the...

Bubbie’s Kitchen: Mom’s Crispy Onion Dressing

Bubbie’s Kitchen Episode 4 stars Barbara Zack, who puts a lot of love into her "Mom's Crispy Onion Dressing" recipe. Sponsored by Johnny Pomodoro’s Fresh...