Yom HaShoah in Israel – Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day was this past week from sunset Sunday (April 7) for 24 hours. I found this photo of Yom HaShoah in Israel on Jews News on Facebook with the instruction: Please share this incredible photo… Yom HaShoah in Israel  

Sukkah in Marrakesh

We were visiting Morocco during Sukkot yet I was still surprised to find a Sukkah in Marrakesh. In it simplest form, a sukkah is aa temporary hut constructed for use during the week-long Jewish festival of Sukkot. We knew there is a small, active Jewish community in Marrakesh. There is a synagogue in the old Jewish Quarter […]

Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe

A chocolate toffee matzo recipe that is simple and delicious – what a special Passover treat! Especially for me, a believer that everything tastes better covered in chocolate. Matzo is no exception. Chocolate Toffee Matzo Recipe Contributed by Jennifer Hazen Ingredients 1 box matzo (15 pieces) 1 cup (2 sticks) butter (for Parve, use margarine) […]

My Favorite Matzo Ball Recipe

It was always an on-going debate, what makes the perfect matzo ball recipe?  Should the balls be small and hard, or big, soft and fluffy? Personally, I like them soft, the way my grandmother used to make them. Her chicken soup was also perfect.  And her secret recipe, well sadly it remained a secret.  We […]

Make Your Own Matzo with this Easy Matzo Recipe

I don’t know why I was surprised to find out that it is really easy to make your own matzo.  After all, one of the reasons we eat Matzo on Passover is to remind ourselves of the rush of the exodus in which our ancestors carried with them only simple dough that didn’t have time to […]