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Op-Ed: What’s Wrong with a Non-Jewish Nanny?

After reviewing and pondering some of the recent articles and associated comments on this website, I felt that there is a significant problem in the Lubavitch community that must be addressed. The problem is the prevalent practice of Lubavitch families employing non-Jewish (predominantly Hispanic) women to work in their homes assisting with housework and/or child […]

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Birthday Shavuos Cupcakes In A Pinch, With A Cherry On Top!

Making cute cupcakes in a pinch is something anyone can do, like for a birthday party in school, or in my case for a birthday party in school just before Shavous! There is of course one other very important element involved in this idea, and that is, are you ready for this……the cupcakes just have […]

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Hanukkah Party Favors

Hanukkah is a great time to host a party for your family and friends. A Hanukkah party won’t be complete without party favors. Party favors make great gifts for Hanukkah. No matter how simple or grand your Hanukkah party is, your guests will surely remember this event with your unique and memorable party token. Different […]

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The Origin of Dreidel

A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top usually played during the holiday of Hanukkah. Each side of the dreidel has a Hebrew symbol which forms the rules of the game. Children would usually play dreidel in exchange for a pot of chocolate gelt covered in gold or silver foil or candies and other sweet treats. […]

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The Story of Hanukkah Gelt

Gelt is a Yiddish word which if translated means “money.” Hanukkah gelt is distributed to children during Hanukkah celebrations. Grandparents would usually give gelt in amounts of small coins. In Israel, gelt is known as dmei Hanukkah. Legend has it that the Hasmoneans minted national coins to celebrate their freedom from the ancient Greeks. It […]

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Hanukkah Driedel

The driedel is one of the best representations of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. It is this time of year that Jews around the world celebrate their triumph over persecution and remembering a miracle that happened a long time ago. Dreidel is a Yiddish word that comes from the German word drehen, which means to […]

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Misloach Manot for Purim

Giving food baskets to friends and loved ones is one of the major customs of Purim. This customs started as an act to make sure that every home’s table had food for Purim feast. Nowadays, giving food baskets is an act of friendship and is done to strengthen the bond of the Jewish community. Before […]

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Jewish Memorial Gifts

Jewish funerals are unique in a way that it involves honoring the deceased while at the same time offering comfort to the mourners. Offering memorial gifts during this time is a great way to show the mourners your support and and to pay respect to the deceased. Jewish customs discourage sending flowers to the mourners. […]

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How to Observe Hanukkah Traditions

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights has a number of traditions observed by Jews. These traditions add more meaning to the celebration of Hanukkah. A Menorah is lit on every night of Hanukkah in remembrance of the ancient Jews’ victory over the Syrians. Light the Shamash (center candle) on the first night of […]

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Micro-Loans in Israel

Andrea Kruchik Krell became a believer in microfinance at the tender age of 5. As a little girl growing up in Uruguay, she once visited a neighborhood grocery shop where a poor boy approached her. “Can you buy me candies?” he asked. With the little pocket money she had, she bought him a few treats. […]

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Kosher Candy – Do I Have to Give Up the Good Stuff?

Kosher food is fundamentally pure and cruelty free.  It is also a very healthy, natural way to eat and that may seem to throw out candy as an option.  But, surprisingly the variety of kosher candy is huge and includes many readily available commercial brands.  There is also a large selection of pareve candy, meaning […]

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Kosher Cookies – A Special Dessert for a Kosher Meal

It’s Passover and you and your family have celebrated with a huge kosher meal.  Everyone is too stuffed when they leave the table for a fancy dessert but they may have a sweet tooth that needs satisfying.  One make-ahead dessert that everyone loves is cookies and if made carefully they can be an excellent addition […]

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Brachot candies

This ‘Elite’ brand ‘Brachot’ (greetings) toffee candies are fruit flavored. Each candy is wrapped with a multicolored individual paper packing. On each paper packing is printed in Hebrew a blessing (‘Bracha’).There is a custom to throw candies at weddings and bat/bar mitzvah when called to the Torah reading and these candies have been made specially […]

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Peach candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree peach flavored candies. Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d291

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Mint candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree mint flavored Kosher candies. Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d292

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Lemon candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree lemon flavored candies Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d289

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With Popping Candies

‘Elite’ brand Milk Chocolate with Popping Candy.This chocolate has a pop-rock material inside it so that it pops in your mouth as you suck on it (don’t chew you will lessen the experience).These crackling and popping candies have been drenched in rich milk chocolate to create the perfect combination of fun and deliciousness. Nutritional value […]

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Lemon candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree lemon flavored candies Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d289 sugarfree

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Peach candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree peach flavored candies. Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d291 sugarfree

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Mint candies

Elite’s ‘Must’ brand sugarfree mint flavored candies. Kosher-ParveNet Wt.80g.(2.83oz)15 calories per 2 drops (7g = 0,25oz)Fat 0%Cholesterol 0%Sodium 0%Carbohydrate 2% Item code: d292 sugarfree

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