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Easy Mini Cheesecakes

Here’s an easy dessert that can be served as is or with a delicious and quick chocolate topping. Great to make for guests, birthdays, holidays, “just because” or even for the summer holiday of Shavuot. 205 more words


I'm Going To Israel!! (And, you can help!)

I am so incredibly excited right now, I do not know whether to run, jump, dance or…  Doors to a long time dream to spent time in The Land have just opened up! 359 more words

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June 8, 2014: Pentecost Sunday

When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled

Something many Christians do not realize is that Pentecost (or Shavuot) was a Jewish holiday celebrated on the fiftieth day after the Feast of Unleavened Bread. 302 more words


Lukshon mit piteh und kase. (Hot noodles with butter, cinnamon and cheese)

When my parents became grandparents for the first time, I was fascinated to see what this new inter-generational relationship would be like, never having had grandparents of my own.   408 more words


Die Bybel se Feeste: Die tel van die Omer of Sefirat HaOmer

In Lev. 23:15 – 16 (ook in Deut. 16:9) lees ons:

“Dan moet julle tel van die dag ná die sabbat, van die dag af as julle die beweegoffergerf bring sewe volle weke moet dit wees; tot die dag ná die sewende sabbat moet julle vyftig dae tel; dan moet julle ‘n nuwe spysoffer aan die HERE bring.”

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Die Bybel se Feeste: Fees van Weke of Shavuot

Op die vyftigste dag na Pasga, is dit die Fees van Weke. As daar gekyk word na die verhaal van die Israeliete, was dit vyftig dae nadat hulle die eerste Pasga maaltyd in Egipte geëet het tot waar hulle die Torah by Sinai vir die eerste keer ontvang het. 971 more words

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Shabbat Emor 5774--Shabbat Torah Study--Ruth Bergman-- Whose Field Is It Anyway?

Everyone is probably familiar with the Ruth story, how she gathered from the fields the wheat that had fallen during the harvest – the gleanings. This week’s Parasha references the mitzvah of Peah and Leket, leaving the edges of the field and not picking up wheat or other crops being harvested that have fallen to the ground. 262 more words