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Playing certain cognitive games can help make your brain healthier or maintain an already healthy brain. Organizations such as the AARP offer tips on brain health.
Congregation provides holiday meals and gifts to less fortunate families in their area. Community Contact Information: Congregation Shir Ha-Ma’alot Irvine, CA www.shmtemple.org Goals: Engage congregation in addressing local poverty.
According to Jewish tradition, tzedakah is part of our obligation to help repair the world. Making charitable contributions helps others, and in doing so, it also helps me and my sons.
Join Washington Hebrew Congregation (virtually or in person!) on Sunday, September 27 at 4:30 pm ET for an evening of rocking out with Dan Nichols & Eighteen and the D.C.
While all Jewish holidays serve as great opportunities to practice audacious hospitality, Sukkot has always stood out to me as the most audaciously hospitable of Jewish holidays.
In Pirkei Avot, Rabbi Elazar ben Azariah taught, “If there is no bread, there is no Torah; and if there is no Torah, there is no bread.” I love these words. They echo in my mind when I partake in two of my favorite almost daily activities, the study of Torah and the baking bread. On the holidays, these two passions intersect, as they have for generations of Jews, when I shape challah. The traditional shapes for challot (plural) can be Torah study on our very festival tables.
This Rosh HaShanah, we all need to find new and different ways to connect with the High Holidays and a playdough date might be just right for you and your family.
What’s your autumn flavor of choice? Is it spiced pumpkin, or maybe seasonal apples? How about cozy cinnamon? Here are 10 Jewishly inspired, easy to make, tried-and-true recipes featuring cinnamon that you’re going to love.
Congregants pledged to volunteer 18 hours a year. Community Contact Information: Temple Judea Tarzana, CA www.templejudea.com Goals: Encourage members to engage in individual, as well as congregational acts of tikkun olam.
Raising money to provide food, clothing, furniture, car seats, and tutoring for the welfare recipients assigned to specific caseworkers.