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Eating Jewish: Mufleta - Breaking Passover the Moroccan way

Eating Jewish: Mufleta - Breaking Passover the Moroccan way

… taste of chametz can be the non-traditional, but ever popular sushi, or something more rooted in Jewish culinary history like bagels. However, the Moroccan Jewish community ends Passover with a distinctive celebration known as the Mimouna.

This is a tradition that developed in Morocco, where on the afternoon of the last day of Passover, Muslim neighbors would bring gifts of flowers, milk, butter, honey, green beans, stalks of wheat and grains, and lettuce to the homes of their Jewish

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Eating Jewish: Charoset medley

Charoset medley

Although most, if not all, Jewish holiday meals use certain foods and dishes to symbolize various elements of the celebration, the seder meal does so in a way that is integral to the ritual of the meal itself. From the  maror to the zeroah, each has its place in the structure of the seder. Of all these symbolic foods, charoset is definitely my favorite and I have to agree with Gil Marks when he says in the  …

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A Jewish community president who can’t be called to the Torah? Meet Bulgaria’s Alex Oscar

… and the Rectorate of the University of Sofia, Alexander Oscar, the young president of Sofia’s Jewish community, issued a blunt message to his countrymen.

The occasion was Bulgaria’s Holocaust remembrance ceremony on March 10, a day meant to celebrate the country’s heroic rescue of its 50,000 Jews during World War II, a feat unequalled in any Nazi-allied country and a rightful mark of pride here.

Read More: @ jta.org

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Jewish Community In Montreal Needs Your Help Emailing City Officials

YWN received the following email from a community activist in Montreal:

Dear YWN readership,

We are appealing to our friends around the world to help us with this in a very polite way.

In Outremont, a city in Montreal there are a few individuals constantly instigating against the Chasiddic Community, and it has become increasingly difficult to deal with the city. Any time we have basic needs, they refuse to help us. It has …

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Pillar of Italy Jewish community dies

Tullia Zevi, a pillar of Italy’s Jewish community and an ardent anti-fascist who spent the war years in exile in Switzerland, France and the US, died Saturday. She was 91.

Zevi, the only female president of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities and the longtime vice president of the European Jewish Congress, died in Rome, current union president Renzo Gattegna said

Condolences poured in from Italy’s president, …

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First Chief Rabbi for the 150-member Jewish community of Albania

First Chief Rabbi for the 150-member Jewish community of Albania

… and the Rabbinical Centre of Europe (RCE), an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of Jewish communities in Europe.

During the meeting the RCE expressed to Berisha its gratitude for the fact that the Albanians helped in sheltering and saving many Jews during the Holocaust.

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The little Jewish community that could

… this and I approach the Rabbi to ask him where all the older members went, he’s exuberant, his community is finally taking shape as more and more couples with young children and newlyweds move to the neighborhood.

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A Handbook for the Jewish Home

Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch, celebrated author of The Jewish Books of Why, has helped a generation understand the reasons behind Jewish law, custom, and ritual. Now, in A Handbook for the Jewish Home, he provides us with a practical guide that explains precisely and concisely how to conduct ourselves both in our homes and when interacting with the Jewish community at large.}}Without underestimating the reader’s intelligence or overestimating his …

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A Man’s Responsibility: A Jewish Guide to Being a Son, a Partner in Marriage, a Father, and a Community Leader

Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler

Publisher: Jewish Lights

A provocative look at how a new generation of Jewish men can grow spiritually, and in doing so, strengthen the intangible bonds of family, love, duty, and truth which ultimately lead to God. It unearths the male stereotypes that exist in Judaism and color our expectations for what it means to be a Jewish man in today’s world. It examines Jewish sources that reveal the …

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The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities: Simple and Seasonal Projects for Teachers and Students

The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities: Simple and Seasonal Projects for Teachers and Students

This celebration of Jewish life is the ideal guide for teachers who want to put a new spin on classroom holiday celebrations, lessons on Jewish traditions, and everyday activities. The Jewish Lights Book of Fun Classroom Activities is full of crafts, recipes, games, and history that will captivate your class and help your students connect with Judaism in fun, creative ways.

With over eighty …

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Shared Dreams: Martin Luther King, Jr. & the Jewish Community

Many people are familiar with the story of Jewish support for the American civil rights movement, but this history has another side -

one that has not been fully told until now.

Shared Dreams brings to life the impressive, surprising, and long-neglected history of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts in support of the Jewish community. This is a story that sheds new light on the commitment and the relationship between the Jewish and …

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Jewish Spirit: A Celebration In Stories & Art

… Hasidic tales to Sephardic folklore, the stories reveal the unique heritage and customs of the Jewish community: they are passionate, inspirational, and often humorous tales that speak of origins, ethical dilemmas, exile, and the passing down of cherished beliefs. Illustrating this vast, remarkable anthology is a brilliant selection of art, featuring more than 120 color plates relating to the Jewish experience by such masters as Marc Chagall, Ben Shahn, Max Weber, and Louise Nevelson.

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Jackson Hole Jewish Community in Jackson, Wyoming

Name:

Jackson Hole Jewish Community

Address1:

480 South Cache St.

Address2:

City:

Jackson

Location:

Wyoming

Zipcode:

83002

Type:

– other –

Tel:

1-307-734-1999

Fax:

Services:

Fri Evening Services, High Holidays

Website:

http://www.jhjewishcommunity.org/

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Laramie Jewish Community Center in Laramie, Wyoming

Name:

Laramie Jewish Community Center

Address1:

P.O. Box 202

Address2:

City:

Laramie

Location:

Wyoming

Zipcode:

82073

Type:

Reform

Tel:

1-307-760-9275

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Services:

Website:

http://www.laramiejewishcommunitycenter.org/

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Greater Wenatchee Jewish Community in Wenatchee, Washington

Name:

Greater Wenatchee Jewish Community

Address1:

103 Mission View Place

Address2:

Cashmere

City:

Wenatchee

Location:

Washington

Zipcode:

Type:

– other –

Tel:

(509) 662-3333

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Jewish Community of the Palouse in Pullman, Washington

Name:

Jewish Community of the Palouse

Address1:

2852 Banner Rd.

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City:

Pullman

Location:

Washington

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Type:

– other –

Tel:

(509) 334-6704

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Blacksburg Jewish Community Center in Blacksburg, Virginia

Name:

Blacksburg Jewish Community Center

Address1:

201 E. Roanoke St.

Address2:

Corner of Roanoke & Church Streets

City:

Blacksburg

Location:

Virginia

Zipcode:

Type:

– other –

Tel:

(540) 951-2628

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Website:

http://civic.bev.net/bjcc/

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Woodstock Area Jewish Community in Woodstock, Vermont

Name:

Woodstock Area Jewish Community

Address1:

P.O. Box 526

Address2:

City:

Woodstock

Location:

Vermont

Zipcode:

5091

Type:

Reform

Tel:

(802) 457-4000

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Services:

Website:

http://www.woodstockvtjewish.org/

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Brattleboro Area Jewish Community in Brattleboro, Vermont

Name:

Brattleboro Area Jewish Community

Address1:

151 Greenleaf Street

Address2:

City:

Brattleboro

Location:

Vermont

Zipcode:

5302

Type:

Reform

Tel:

(802)257-1959

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Services:

Website:

http://www.bajcvermont.org/

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Congregation Jewish Community North in Spring, Texas

Name:

Congregation Jewish Community North

Address1:

5400 Fellowship Lane

Address2:

City:

Spring

Location:

Texas

Zipcode:

77379

Type:

Reform

Tel:

(281) 376-0016

Fax:

(281) 251-1033

Services:

Fri Evening Services, High Holidays

Website:

http://www.cjcn.org/

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Jewish Community Center in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Name:

Jewish Community Center

Address1:

379 Park Ave

Address2:

City:

Meadville

Location:

Pennsylvania

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Tel:

814-333-9527

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Eastside Jewish Community of Portland in Portland, Oregon

Name:

Eastside Jewish Community of Portland

Address1:

P.O. Box 86622

Address2:

(meets on SE 62nd btwn Duke and Flavel)

City:

Portland

Location:

Oregon

Zipcode:

Type:

Reform

Tel:

503-973-5267

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Services:

Website:

http://www.ejcop.org/

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Charles Schusterman Jewish Community Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Name:

Charles Schusterman Jewish Community Center

Address1:

2021 East 71st Street

Address2:

City:

Tulsa

Location:

Oklahoma

Zipcode:

74136

Type:

– other –

Tel:

(918) 495-1111

Fax:

Services:

Tourist Visits

Website:

http://www.csjcc.org/

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Jewish Community Center of Queens in Forest Hills, New York

Name:

Jewish Community Center of Queens

Address1:

99-07 66th Avenue

Address2:

City:

Forest Hills

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

Type:

Orthodox

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Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst in Brooklyn, New York

Name:

Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst

Address1:

7802 Bay Parkway

Address2:

City:

Brooklyn

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

Type:

Orthodox

Tel:

718-331-6800

Fax:

718-232-8461

Services:

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Bethpage Jewish Community Center in Bethpage, New York

Name:

Bethpage Jewish Community Center

Address1:

600 Broadway Bethpage

Address2:

City:

Bethpage

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

Type:

Conservative

Tel:

1-516-938-7909

Fax:

1-516-938-0173

Services:

Website:

http://www.bethpagejcc.com/

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The Summit Jewish Community Center in Summit, New Jersey

Name:

The Summit Jewish Community Center

Address1:

67 Kent Place Blvd.

Address2:

City:

Summit

Location:

New Jersey

Zipcode:

7901

Type:

Conservative

Tel:

1-908-273-8130

Fax:

1-908-273-3560

Services:

Website:

http://www.summitjcc.org/

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Flemington Jewish Community Center in Flemington, New Jersey

Name:

Flemington Jewish Community Center

Address1:

P.O. Box 567

Address2:

City:

Flemington

Location:

New Jersey

Zipcode:

Type:

Conservative

Tel:

(908) 782 – 6410

Fax:

Services:

Website:

http://flemingtonjewishcenter.org/

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Bris Avrohom Russian Jewish Community Center in Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Name:

Bris Avrohom Russian Jewish Community Center

Address1:

30-02 Fair Lawn Ave

Address2:

City:

Fair Lawn

Location:

New Jersey

Zipcode:

7410

Type:

Chabad Lubavitch

Tel:

201-791-7200

Fax:

Services:

Daily Services, Fri Evening Services, Shabbat Morning Services, High Holidays, Tourist Visits

Website:

http://www.brisavrohom.org/

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Central Michigan Jewish Community Assoc. Temple Benjamin in Mt Pleasant, Michigan

Name:

Central Michigan Jewish Community Assoc. Temple Benjamin

Address1:

Address2:

City:

Mt Pleasant

Location:

Michigan

Zipcode:

Type:

Reform

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Services:

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