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Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society bringing Syrian Muslims to Philly

This is a longish story meant to be warm and fuzzy about how the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society*** is injecting diversity into crime-ridden Philly.  That should be really good for the struggling African Americans there, but who cares about them, HIAS is being paid to do a job.  366 more words

Refugee Resettlement Program

Dark Chocolate and Peanut Butter Banana Treats

I am always snacking on something, whether that’s fruit, chocolate or crisps. Most of the time, though, I feel extremely guilty for eating something I know my stomach won’t like. 141 more words


The day America grabbed politics 'by the pussy'

What a sad, sad day for humanity.

If 11 year old me could see all this, I am pretty sure she would be in her room crying and feeling sorry for the world. 519 more words


Refugees: Take Just One Action

On Rosh Hashana at the Orangetown Jewish Center, I spoke about the worldwide refugee crisis. (Please contact me at Rabbi.Drill@theojc.org if you would like to see the full text of the sermon.) It was a difficult sermon to give because I did not have a decisive answer to offer to this overwhelming, multi-faceted issue. 757 more words

Rabbi Paula Mack Drill

The ABCs of living on your own

Disclaimer: I am not in any way an expert on the matter – as any visitor I ever had in my room could easily confirm – but rather a fellow uni student who made enough mistakes in the last 2 years and 1 month to have learnt a few lessons here and there. 505 more words


One Pan Chilli Eggs With Homemade Guacamole

A simple supper, lunch or brunch dish that tastes amazing. I mean, what’s not to love? Smashed up avocados with chilli, coriander, lime, garlic and crispy fried eggs!! 208 more words


DOs & DON'Ts when making pasta

It is a universally acknowledged truth that, when it comes to pasta, Italians tend to turn into proper food nazis. We don’t do it on purpose – not always anyways – it’s just in our nature to preserve the great food tradition we’ve been forcefully handed down by… 337 more words