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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…

10 Thanksgiving Wine Picks to Give Thanks For!
November 19, 2014 – 5:01 pm
10 Thanksgiving Wine Picks to Give Thanks For!

Here are 10 Thanksgiving wine picks to make your holiday dazzle!

The Spiritual Inheritance
November 19, 2014 – 1:05 am
The Spiritual Inheritance

In the Book of Genesis, the question of birthright is the center of several narratives…

When Love Isn’t On Time
November 18, 2014 – 12:31 pm | One Comment
When Love Isn’t On Time

I’m seeing a woman that I’ve been friends with for more the 20 years. She’s married, but in the process of getting a divorce. I’m falling in love with her and she tells me that she’s falling harder for me… but she does not want to be in a relationship right now. What do I do?

A Historical Overview of Jews in Morocco
November 18, 2014 – 1:05 am
A Historical Overview of Jews in Morocco

Jews have lived in Morocco for thousands of years. Jewish nomadic tribes integrated into…

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