Start The New Year Off Right

3 months ago ssalles 0
The Hebrew year 5777 is almost over, which means Rosh Hashanah and 5778 are around the corner! You know what that means—time to make resolutions for the coming year. Here are a few to get you inspired:   Take on a new Mitzvah Mitzvahs an important way to connect Hashem and learn so much about Read More

Easy Back To School Recipes

4 months ago ssalles 0
Back to school is here, but you have nothing to fear. Make breakfast and lunch stress-free with these delicious recipes.   Important: Make sure all dishes are microwavable safe. Never put metal in a microwave.   Breakfast: A meal not to be missed! All of these meals are so simple and take minutes to make. Read More

My Leadership Retreat Experience 5777-2017

6 months ago ssalles 0
Recently,  I had the opportunity to attend the CTeen Leadership Retreat. I didn’t realize how much this weekend would impact my life. I was excited to attend, but also really nervous. When I arrived in Crown Heights to go on the bus, I met  other leaders I  knew by name from group chats; it was Read More

Potato Pizza

7 months ago ssalles 0
This cool twist on a delicious classic is perfect for Shavuot or anytime.  This recipe serves one person.   Ingredients Mozzarella cheese Pre-made pizza crust (homemade or store bought) 1 russet potato Oil Salt and pepper Oregano (optional)   Steps Clean the potato, dampen a paper towel, and wrap the potato in the paper towel. Read More

Shabbat Candles

7 months ago ssalles 0
Lighting Shabbat candles is an amazing mitzvah that all Jewish women and girls can take part in, beginning from the age of three years old. This mitzvah gives us the opportunity to reflect and have a one-on-one time with Hashem. It is also symbolic of welcoming the peace and light of Shabbat.   I bet Read More

The meaning of “Next year in Jerusalem”

8 months ago ssalles 0
When I was younger, my family would host a Passover seder every year. Each year, when we reached the famous phrase at the end of the seder: “next year in Jerusalem,” I would find myself curious about what it meant. Were they being serious? Or was this supposed to mean something deeper and metaphorical?   I couldn’t Read More

Motzei Matzah

8 months ago ssalles 0
Now it’s time to finally eat matzah for the first time of the seder-have no fear! This is the first of three times you get to sit back and enjoy the crunchy matzah.   Passover is not a favorite holiday for many people, as they feel limited by what they can eat. Matzah can start Read More

Passover Pancakes

8 months ago ssalles 0
Passover Pancakes   This recipe has been all over the Internet! Not only is it easy, but it’s vegetarian as well. Ingredients 1 banana 2 eggs ½ cup chocolate chips, fruit, etc.(optional) oil Steps Mash a ripe banana with a fork or masher until puréed. Crack your eggs. Remember! Crack them into a separate cup Read More

Finding My Jewish Roots

10 months ago ssalles 0
During our teenage years, we struggle to fit in and find our happy place. During the first part of high school (I’m currently a junior), I spent a lot of time alone. I would feel lonely most of the time at school, especially at lunch. Most of my friends lived out of state, and I Read More
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