Monthly Archives: April 2020

Purim Party

A Lasting Memory

On Monday March 9, about 100 people gathered at Robert and Bernice Littman’s home for the Sof Purim Party. There was fun and food for all. Multiple people read from the Megillah, most notably Dina Yoshimi, the… Continue reading

Hallaq (Persian Charoset)

by Peter Fritz

Looking for a change from the apple, walnut and cinnamon charoset? Try hallaq, Persian charoset. Hallaq symbolizes the Jewish Exodus from Egypt and highlights some of the sweet and warm flavors from Iran such as raisins, dates… Continue reading

Book Club Schedule

Carolann Biederman

Date Title Author
1/9/20 My Mother’s Sabbath Days Chaim Grade
3/15/20 The Collector’s Apprentice B.A..Shapiro
4/19/20 5 weeks – A Walker in the City Alfred Kazin
6/28/20 10 weeks – The Song of the Jade Lily Kirsty Manning… Continue reading

The Seder

By Reb Daniel Lev

There were traveling two beggars, a Jew and German who were always looking for opportunities to get a free meal or a place to stay. One year they arrived in a big city around Pesach time.… Continue reading

An Embarrassment to Jews the World Over

by Kay Lorraine

Image of a music sheet on piano keys

I am an embarrassment to Jews the world over. I know this to be true, because a cantor in Chicago made this statement in my presence, loudly, to a large group of Jewish women.

Let me explain:… Continue reading