Welcome to Miriam’s House: Not Your Children’s Judaism
I am about to become an empty nester. Years ago, when the kids first started going to camp, my husband and I used to call ourselves “ENITs,” Empty Nesters in Training.
Literally, “four species.” The Torah specifies four species to bring together on Sukkot. The four species are: lulav (branches of palm trees), etrog (citron), hadasim (myrtle branches), and aravot (willows) (Leviticus 23:40).
The family of five sons who led the revolt against the Hellenization of Jerusalem and became the heroes of the Hanukkah story.
This recipe should be in every home’s repertoire. It doesn’t get fresher than this, and it is so easy to make, especially if you have a food mill.
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How Do You Spell Hanukkah?
Because Hanukkah is a Hebrew word, there is no one correct way to translate the spelling of the word into English. So what spelling is best?
Camp Recipe: Potato Kugel Cups
If you love potato kugel, you'll really love these bite-sized potato kugel cups! The recipe comes from the 2018 campers at URJ Points Creative Arts Academy, a Reform Jewish summer camp in West Chester, PA.