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Chol Hamoed Sukkos Trip Guide

Compiled by Dina Steinberg Chol Hamoed is a great opportunity to get fresh air and enjoy fun activities with family. Below is a compilation of family-friendly locations that are sure to provide hours of wholesome enjoyment. Enjoy! Note: Please call any location in advance to confirm hours, availability, pricing, and COVID-19 protocols. Tip:Many places require …

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Under Construction

Building Sukkahs, Building Peopl Using wooden boards and tools, we build our sukkahs with pride. It is a task we look forward to; a mitzvah we can accomplish with our own two hands. Less tangible but just as real, we can build the people in our lives with a few well-placed words or actions. The …

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Mushroom Wontons

Bursting with unbelievable flavor, don’t be surprised if these wontons get eaten up before they get to the table! Yield: 45 wontons Ingredients: 2 tablespoons oil plus more for frying 2 medium onions, minced 1 10-oz. container white mushrooms, minced 2 teaspoons duck sauce 2 teaspoons barbecue sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder 45 round wontons …

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Meet Yehoshua Berger of Esrogshopper.com

A Tailor-Made Arba’ah Minim Experience When selecting arba’ah minim, everyone has their own preferences. Chazon Ish, Lefkowitz, Teimani, Yanover, pitum, no pitum, size, gidul, shape, color, yichus…everyone is looking for their own personal predilection and chumros. The thought has passed through many a mind: Wouldn’t it be great if I had access to a mumcheh …

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Pathways To Parenting

Q&A with Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg Facilitated by Rabbi Mordechai Resnick Question: Many parents feel they are not qualified to answer questions on yesodos ha’emunah. They are occasionally asked basic Yahadus questions by their children, and they don’t want to give the wrong answer, but saying “I don’t know” is just not going to cut …

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Rack Of Spare Ribs

Delicious, easy, and finger-licking good. Yield: 5 servings Ingredients: 5-bone rack of spare ribs Kosher salt Black pepper Good-quality smoked paprika 1 cup brown sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F. Sprinkle kosher salt, pepper, and a generous amount of smoked paprika onto ribs. Pat brown sugar onto ribs. Lay out 2 sheets of heavy-duty aluminum …

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My Father My King

Say It with Feeling! A Conversation with Rav Chaim Elazar Blau, Veteran Chazzan for BMG’s Beis Medrash HaYoshon Rabbi Mordechai Resnick As the Yamim Nora’im approach, my mind conjures images of the uplifting years when I had the privilege to daven on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Yoshon beis medrash. Time seemed to …

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On The Front Line With Rabbi Avi Schnall

Jackson Hands Over Long-Withheld State Funds Facilitated by Dina Steinberg New Jersey State fully finances its public schools. For its many private schools, the state provides busing and special education services. These include tutoring, in-class support, and other forms of specialized assistance. Nonpublic school students receive federal funding in the form of Title 1, Title …

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Honey Salmon With Mango-Beet Salsa

This salsa pairs up well with the sweet fish. Simple and festive! Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: ¼ cup honey 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon mustard 6 salmon fillets 2 mangoes, diced 3 Kirby cucumbers, diced 4 radishes, diced 1 small beet, cooked, peeled, and diced Directions: In a medium bowl, combine honey, oil, and mustard. …

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The Farmers Need Us

The Farmers Are Ready to Observe Shemittah But They Need You to Make It Happen! Sruly Fruchtzweig It’s up to us With just a couple of weeks to go before the onset of shemittah 5782, close to 4,000 farmers are preparing to allow their beloved land to lay fallow for a full year. While shemittah …

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