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The Power of Shabbat
October 24, 2014 – 12:05 am | One Comment
The Power of Shabbat

Jewish life ebbs and flows around the celebration of Shabbat. The days of the week are labelled by…

The Bread of Shabbat
October 23, 2014 – 12:05 am
The Bread of Shabbat

Challah, known to some as “Jewish bread,” is one of the essential elements of…

As a Writer/Director, When a Bolt of Inspiration Hits You… You Pay Attention.
October 22, 2014 – 3:28 pm
As a Writer/Director, When a Bolt of Inspiration Hits You… You Pay Attention.

The first time was a few months ago, while playing volleyball on the beach in Venice. Except that it was an actual bolt that hit me… literally, a lightning bolt ripped through the sky and knocked me and 13 others to our feet. It’s true. Google it. The second was more metaphorical, and it was the moment I realized I was stuck, not struck – Stuck.

Nuts Today
October 22, 2014 – 12:05 am
Nuts Today

Nowadays, nuts are often in the news. While packed with a nutritious punch, they are a source  of great concern to those who may be allergic. Today, in honor of National Nut Day Jewish Treats presents Jewish thoughts on one of the most popular spe…

What is Shmittah?
October 21, 2014 – 12:05 am
What is Shmittah?

We have now completed the fall holidays and have fully entered…

Guys: Here’s How To Attract A Real Shayna Maidel (aka ‘Pretty Girl’)
October 20, 2014 – 10:33 am | 2 Comments
Guys: Here’s How To Attract A Real Shayna Maidel (aka ‘Pretty Girl’)

Unsure how to attract the Jewish girl of your dreams? Let’s remedy that right now with this quick and easy guide to a Jewish girl’s heart.

Religious Recycling
October 20, 2014 – 12:05 am
Religious Recycling

Organized recycling is a development of the modern world, and from the current understanding of the concept, is not discussed in the Talmud. After all, in the era when the sages were compiling the Oral Law, most people lived in an agrarian society that…

Uh Oh! Do Your Profile Pics Look Like You?
October 15, 2014 – 2:20 pm | One Comment
Uh Oh! Do Your Profile Pics Look Like You?

I recently received a few emails from readers with the same general dating-image challenge. The controversial topic at hand? When your date’s profile photos look nothing like them!

Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah
October 15, 2014 – 12:08 am
Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

Tonight starts the holiday of Shemini Atzeret, literally the Gathering of the…

Rain, Rain…
October 15, 2014 – 12:03 am
Rain, Rain…

“Rain, rain, go away. Come again another day…”This cute ditty must have been…

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