High Holy Days Around the World

High Holy Days Around the World

The High Holidays are upon us, and what better opportunity to be a witness for Messiah? During this time, especially at Yom Kippur, most Jewish people worldwide attend synagogue services. In the United States, most synagogues fundraise by the sale of tickets to attend...
From Mourning to Gladness: Tisha B’Av

From Mourning to Gladness: Tisha B’Av

In the blazing heat of summer, when the land is parched and dry in Israel and throughout the Western world, an intense period of mourning begins for observant Jews. For three weeks, beginning on the Hebrew date 17 Tammuz, (which falls on Sunday, July 17, 2022), until...
A Modern Day Ruth

A Modern Day Ruth

Living in Cleveland, Ohio, in an all-Jewish neighborhood, Cynthia Schneider, the wife of Rabbi Kirt Schneider, often felt alienated while growing up. Whenever there was a Jewish holiday, she would stand alone at the bus stop for school. Jewish girls in the...
A Culinary Celebration of Diversity!

A Culinary Celebration of Diversity!

In the early days of modern Israel—from the late 1800s to the late 1940s— almond flour. Those from Northern Africa make charoset truffle balls from most of the immigrants were Ashkenazi Jews from Europe. They came with their own culture, traditions, and adherence to...