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From Jewish Community Center of the Beach Cities
Q. I want to start celebrating a Shabbat dinner with my family what do I do?
A. Great idea! Shabbat dinner is one of those things that once you start you’ll find it hard to stop. It’s a wonderful time to bring the family together with no disturbances – no cell phones, ipods, tv or any other background noises. It’s a time to reflect on our spiritual well being while forgetting the busy schedules and tasks of the week.
Living Torah: A Unique Lesson for Shabbat Chanukah
The Shabbat of Chanukah is a unique time of year that has significant spiritual meaning for the Jewish people.
This Shabbat is “Shabbat Chanukah” – the Shabbat that coincides with Chanukah. In addition to this week’s Torah portion, Miketz (Genesis 41:1-44:17), we also read an additional section of the Torah relating to Chanukah. In this week’s United with Israel “Living Torah” column, we will discuss a Chanukah thought.
THE BEST CHALLAH DOUGH
Jamie Geller for JoyofKosher
Introducing the first video of our new series: Quick and Kosher "in the Raw". In this new series you will learn how to make Jamie's challah dough, how to braid it, how to form a crown challah, how to make onion pockets and garlic knots, cinnamon buns.... The list goes on!
Pull up a chair - and watch how easy it is to make challah - you'll be a pro at it in no time!
A weekly observance, the Sabbath is more than just a day off from labor.
The Sabbath (in Hebrew, Shabbat , pronounced shah-BAHT–or in some communities, Shabbos, “SHAH-bis”) may be Judaism’s most distinctive and characteristic practice, as well as one of its most pervasive and long-lasting gifts to Western civilization.
Shalom Aleichem – learn to sing the Shabbat song
The Friday night song that Jewish families love
Learn Shalom Aleichem, a traditional Jewish song sung at Friday night dinner. It’s a beautiful song and Alicia Jo Rabins teaches us what it means and how to sing it.