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Judah, Son of Jacob
May 28, 2010 – 10:03 am
Judah, Son of Jacob

When Judah, the fourth son of Leah and Jacob, was born, Leah said, “This time let me gratefully praise God” (based on the Hebrew infinitive, l’hodot, “to praise”).

Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Salad, & Passion Fruit Mojitos
May 27, 2010 – 1:49 pm
Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Salad, & Passion Fruit Mojitos

Memorial Day is the unofficial kick-off to summer and what better way to start it off than with a crunchy piece of fried chicken? Summertime is all about relaxing and having fun, so take a break from the diet and enjoy. The fried chicken and potato salad can be made up to two days ahead of serving.

Samara and Kiva
May 27, 2010 – 12:53 pm | 5 Comments
Samara and Kiva

“…I told her the story about my dream, said the ring was my key and that I’d like to open the door together…”

Herman Wouk
May 27, 2010 – 10:03 am
Herman Wouk

Jews, called by many the “People of the Book,” have left a distinguished mark on the literary world. In the field of American literature, few Jewish authors have been as prolific, and successful, as Herman Wouk (b. May 27, 1915)–who released his latest book last month (The Language God Talks: On Science and Religion).

Amy and Matt
May 26, 2010 – 4:42 pm | 2 Comments
Amy and Matt

“I decided to expand my search farther outside of Columbus, Ohio.  One of the first profiles that popped up was a man wearing a John Deer hat who happened to live in Kentucky…”

Love in the Time of Depression: The Secret to Making It Last
May 26, 2010 – 4:28 pm | One Comment
Love in the Time of Depression: The Secret to Making It Last

Sue and Bob have both been single for 15 years.  Sue, a divorced mother of two and Bob, a widow with three grown adult boys of his own, met last year on an online dating site…

Reward and Punishment
May 26, 2010 – 10:03 am
Reward and Punishment

While the existence of Divine reward and punishment is one of the primary tenets of Jewish faith, the question always arises: Why do the righteous suffer and the wicked appear to flourish? It is a question that theologians and philosophers have devoted many lifetimes seeking to answer.

Alison and Bryan
May 25, 2010 – 10:27 am | 4 Comments

“It’s still hard to believe that we never met until JDate. We’d been in the same room dozens of times. We sang the same Shabbat songs at Friday night services and exchanged rivalries at opposite town high school football games. All it took was a few clicks and we just… clicked.”

Chmielnicki Pogroms
May 25, 2010 – 10:03 am
Chmielnicki Pogroms

Unfortunately, no one can argue with the statement that Jewish history is filled with tragedy. Few of these tragedies, excluding the Holocaust, were as devastating and catastrophic for Eastern European Jewry as the Chmielnicki Pogroms (1648-1649).

Sunday Brunch Special
May 24, 2010 – 10:03 am | One Comment
Sunday Brunch Special

In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, Jewish Treats has chosen to feature the food that many feel epitomizes Jewish culture: the bagel!

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