Vote? — Congregation Simchat Emet

When either candidate available to you at the polls goes against Biblical Principals, should you vote for them? Isn’t “lesser of 2 evils” still evil? Is the refusal to vote en masse a “protest vote” or just “contributing to the other side”? Well, stop and think about this for a moment – seriously now. What would happen […]

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Still looking for Intern in Jewish History — Henry Abramson

Thanks to all the parents who submitted their children’s names as candidates for the Internship in Jewish History. Unfortunately, I can only consider applications from people who are willing to take the job. Here’s the revised job description: Intern in Jewish History: Hard work, long hours, meager compensation. Chance at everlasting fame and glory, promoting […]

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Egg Drop Soup — Retro Recipe Attempts

Feeling the pinch of the Depression? Let’s cook some more with Clara and you won’t feel so bad. I seriously love these videos. What I found interesting about this was that I typically associate Egg Drop Soup with Chinese cooking (or, at least, Chinese restaurants). Apparently there are European versions as well, which isn’t surprising […]

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Molasses Milkshake — Retro Recipe Attempts

The semester is over and (as expected) I’m feeling completely drained. The last few weeks of graduate-level classes are always intense, and this year was no exception. I’ve got an excellent reason for being exhausted, of course, although it may not be the one this old advertisement thinks. It’s a well-established medical fact that, at […]

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