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Caveat Emptor… Let the Buyer Beware (And the Seller Too)
November 28, 2014 – 1:05 am
Caveat Emptor… Let the Buyer Beware (And the Seller Too)

Today is “Black Friday,” the day on which retailers across America try to…

Thanks For The Day
November 27, 2014 – 1:08 am
Thanks For The Day

The harsh piercing whine of the alarm clock startles you from sleep, and you push your nose into the pillow to block out any hints of sunlight in the room.Sleep…as Shakespeare said “to sleep perchance to dream…,” but as any good Shakespearean s…

The Kosher Status of Turkey
November 27, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Kosher Status of Turkey

If there is one thing that is guaranteed to be in supermarkets in November, it’s turkey! In fact, many supermarkets even give them away to promote large purchases of other groceries.As you put the turkey into the oven, take a moment to think about th…

10 Commandments of Holiday Dating
November 26, 2014 – 1:31 pm
10 Commandments of Holiday Dating

The Holidays are all about being together and spending time with the most important people in your life. Sometimes, all that togetherness can be a little stressful — especially if it includes an intense travel schedule or getting to know some new family members. So, here are ten tips for surviving the holidays.

The Bird of Thanks
November 26, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Bird of Thanks

On Thanksgiving day, it is customary in the United States to eat a turkey dinner. The Hebrew word for turkey is “tar’negol hodu,” literally, an “Indian Rooster.” It came by this name because turkeys are indigenous to North America, wh…

Evacuation Day
November 25, 2014 – 1:05 am
Evacuation Day

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln called upon the American people to…

A Treasure Map to Your Thanksgiving Date
November 24, 2014 – 12:38 pm
A Treasure Map to Your Thanksgiving Date

Often, singles feel like the process of dating is a waste of time if they aren’t meeting “The One.” The holidays can be particularly rough and holidate-ing skyrockets because singles want someone to keep them warm on snowy winter days…

The Second President
November 24, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Second President

Yitzchak Ben-Zvi, the second President of the State of Israel, was born on November 24, 1884 in Poltava, Ukraine.  After participating in the Jewish self-defense units organized during the 1905 pogroms, Ben-Zvi joined the Poalei Zion political par…

World Hello Day
November 21, 2014 – 1:05 am
World Hello Day

In 1973, Brian and Michael McCormack created World Hello Day as a reaction to the Yom Kippur War…

Pictures Worth Countless Words
November 20, 2014 – 1:05 am
Pictures Worth Countless Words

Dawid Szymin, better known by his nickname Chim (or by his Americanized name David Seymour), was born in Warsaw on November 20, 1911. His father, Benjamin, was a publisher of many of the great Yiddish and Hebrew writers of the time. The family-owned bo…

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