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Spending more time than usual at home these days? Even as you try to talk to your children about bad things happening in the world, it’s important to find ways to pass the time in ways that keep kids entertained, engaged, and educated.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Jewishly inspired crafts, recipes, activities, videos, and other ideas to keep you and your family...

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If you’ve found yourself with a little extra time at home these days, you’ve likely turned to hobbies to keep yourself from getting “cabin fever” – and there’s a good chance those hobbies include binge-watching entire seasons of TV to pass the time. Hey, us, too!

Thanks to streaming services, there are endless shows to choose from – and many of them have Jewish themes. To help you choose the perfect TV show(s) to get you through the next few days and weeks at home, here are a few of our favorite binge-worthy options from Netflix, all with a Jewish twist.

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Praised be the Eternal God, Source of the Universe...

...who has implanted mind and instinct within every living being. Who has given us a new day where we are alive and we too can see the difference between day and night, between light and darkness, between true and false, and between appropriate concern and panic

...who has made me a Jew or connected to the Jewish community.  Who has given me the obligation, the tools and the resources to strive to act like a human being when others may be driven by fear, homophobia, racism

...who has made be to be free. While my...

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People around the world are staying home right now as we try to "self-isolate" to help curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Whether you're an avid and experienced home cook or just using this time to try some new-to-you recipes, we've rounded up a list of our favorite Jewishly inspired dishes that call for main ingredients you may already have on hand.

Get cookin' – and tag us on Facebook or Twitter to show us what you've made. 

If you have eggs…
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I felt a sense of déjà vu as we began to cancel plans and hunker down; the coronavirus-compelled communal self-quarantine felt vaguely familiar.

We’ve gotten through it before, and we will now, too. Here’s how.

We are a community in transition.

Travel plans canceled, classes suspended, in-person gatherings postponed… Our worship have reverted back to klei kodesh (clergy-led version), without communal singing; our Mishkan T’filah (Tent of Worship and Meeting) is shuttered for all but the smallest gatherings.

The understandable fear of infection and the...

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