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Marissa Solomon


Closeup of a hand holding a Haggadah and a glass of wine as at a Passover seder

Are you looking for a new Haggadah for this year’s Passover seder? Whether you’re interested in making your Passover celebrations a little more socially conscious or a little more magical, we’ve got you covered.

From Our Chocolate Seder for Children is intended as a preparation for Passover to help children feel more familiar when they encounter the traditional Passover seder. It’s not intended to replace your family’s seder. (And for adults who want their own chocolate seder, check out this Haggadah for a Socially Responsible Chocolate Seder from Read More

Collage of Purim foods

Purim is coming! Whether you’re looking for a creative gift to include in some mishloach manot or you’re looking to treat yourself, we’ve got you covered. Take your pick between dairy dough and pareve dough, or try our gluten-free dough, then begin to plan the rest of your holiday menu.

Sweet Hamantaschen Hamentaschen de Panama No-Bake Hamantaschen Vegan Hamantaschen Chocolate Filled Hamantaschen Savory Hamantaschen Pizza Hamantaschen Vegan Purim Pasta Other Savory Treats Savory Person Herb and Cheese Hamantaschen Persian Cauliflower and Raisin Kuku Persian Spinach and Pine... Read More

Disembodied hand holding a sign that says DO JUSTICE LOVE MERCY MARCH PROUDLY

I had plans that Saturday. After a week of stress and worry, I was looking forward to going to a yoga class, doing some work I’d been putting off at a coffee shop, and then heading home to catch up on new episodes of my favorite TV shows. It was going to be a day that mixed being productive and taking care of myself, two things that I had neglected during the nightmare of a week prior.

During that nightmare week, the new president of the United States, who was elected by the people, signed a series of executive orders that, in my opinion, threaten the safety and security of the...

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Collage of Tu BiShvat foods including mandelbrot chicken fesenjan and mushroom barley soup

On the Jewish holiday Tu BiSh’vat, it’s customary to celebrate by eating fruits and nuts that grow on trees in Israel. Try these fruity and nutty recipes on their own or as part of a Tu BiSh’vat seder – and don’t forget to let us know in the comments which is your favorite!

Appetizers and Snacks Tu BiSh’vat Fruit and Nut Cups Fresh Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey Arugula Salad with Dates and Chevre Vegetarian Mushroom Barley Soup Entrees Baked Chicken with Barley Chicken Fesenjan with Walnuts and Pomegranate Syrup Desserts Mustacchioni (Miniature Chocolate Almond Tortes)... Read More

Stone MLK statue in Washington DC

Shabbat Tzedek, observed annually the weekend before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, is an opportunity for congregations and members to celebrate the achievements of movements for racial justice, and to look toward the challenges ahead.

From January 13-16 this year, Reform Jewish congregations across North America will host and take part in educational programming, cultural activities, service projects, and political advocacy. With the new U.S. administration’s inauguration just a week away, it’s more important than ever that Reform Jews reaffirm their commitments to education and...

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