Coming a month and a half before the spring equinox and two months before Passover, Tu BiShvat provides a glimmer of springtime at a time when winter can often be at its cruelest.
In Israel's 70th year, few, especially in the progressive camp, are expecting a jubilee-type liberation – but we must redouble our efforts to promote a just Israel.
This dish combines both cooked and raw vegan items, including some of the most flavorful ingredients in the Mediterranean cuisine.
My husband introduced me to techina (tahini), a staple found in most Israeli kitchens, as soon as we made aliyah in 1992.
As the sorrow and mourning of Yom HaZikaron give way to Yom HaAtzmaut’s jubilation and pride, we understand that we cannot have one without the other.
As religious Zionists, Israel’s Reform leaders continually reinvent an Israeli Judaism that is authentic, inclusive, and ever-adapting to our evolving religious civilization.