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Something Else for Jews on Christmas
December 22, 2010 – 6:07 pm
Something Else for Jews on Christmas

Last year I was on a one-chef campaign to bring chop suey back en vogue with an updated version for Christmas. What else is there to do on Christmas except to invite some friends over and EAT?!

Stingy?
December 22, 2010 – 4:05 am
Stingy?

Is being frugal a Jewish trait? After all, being “tight-fisted” is one of the most common slurs against Jews.

Total Eclipse
December 21, 2010 – 4:05 am
Total Eclipse

Last night/early this morning, North Americans were able to view a complete lunar eclipse. While this is not a rare occurrence, it is always a fascinating event.

The Lonely Jew at Christmas
December 20, 2010 – 6:08 pm | 3 Comments
The Lonely Jew at Christmas

We’re all familiar with that feeling, best summed up by loveable Jewish South Park character Kyle Broflovski: “I’m a Jew. A lonely Jew. On Christmas.”  The lonely holiday season starts earlier every year. First, the local Target clears out the Halloween costumes and dusts the shelves. Then come the decorations: Red and green everything, from placemats to socks to Hershey®’s Kisses®. Then there’s someone ringing an annoying little bell outside of every supermarket. All this is before the carols are pumped into every radio station and Muzak system. Before you know it, you’re feeling excluded–Bah Humbug!–and craving Chinese food, left to  wonder if there are any good movies playing.

A Session with The Love Consultants
December 20, 2010 – 6:03 pm | One Comment
A Session with The Love Consultants

From the very beginning we wanted to give our audience the very best in all things “dating and love.” In addition to our own original and popular Q&A’s, we also showcase the latest news, products, books, fashion and personalities that connect to the world of dating and romance. Our “Must Haves” feature items that are all about the things you can wear on a date, or use to ignite the passions in your current relationship.

What’s in the Book: Ezekiel
December 20, 2010 – 4:03 am
What’s in the Book: Ezekiel

The 48 chapters of the Book of Ezekiel are filled with wondrous visions. Ezekiel’s first vision is of a fiery chariot drawn by creatures with four faces (of a man, a lion, an ox and an eagle) and four sets of wings.

Warm and Welcoming Soup
December 17, 2010 – 4:06 pm
Warm and Welcoming Soup
  • Drizzle the cut sides of the squash with olive oil and place the squash cut side down on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast the squash in the oven for 45 minutes or until the squash can be easily pierced with a paring knife. When the squash has cooled enough to be handled, scoop the squash out of the shell.
  • Fasting on Friday
    December 17, 2010 – 4:05 am
    Fasting on Friday

    The general rule of Jewish fast days is that they cannot occur on Friday. This rule is meant to protect the joy and happiness of Shabbat, for the sages felt that entering Shabbat hungry after a full day of fasting might diminish the joy and happiness of the holy day.

    Lift Your Body, Spirit and Sex Drive
    December 16, 2010 – 11:49 am | 2 Comments
    Lift Your Body, Spirit and Sex Drive

    Do you suffer from date-night dread? Between all the waxing, plucking, peeling and pulling women put themselves through it’s no wonder. But beauty does not have to be so painful (or expensive) and dating (and sex) need not be so intimidating. The following is a list of our favorite hot brands that will get you through the prep and into the mood with a smile.

    The Source of Leadership
    December 16, 2010 – 4:05 am
    The Source of Leadership

    Great leaders can move mountains…or at least, masses of people. Ezra the Scribe was just such a leader, and it was his charisma and wisdom that inspired the Jews to leave their Babylonian exile and return to the land of Israel.

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