Recipes | Kosher Recipes

Traditional Soft, Fluffy Challah for Shabbat

Choose a very large bowl. You can see from my pictures that my bowl was not large enough, so after making the dough I transferred it to a large disposable pan to rise.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Russian-speakers struggle to adjust to Israel – this org. helps -opinion - The Jerusalem Post

Shishi Shabbat specializes in aiding olim from former Soviet countries and takes a unique and innovative approach to empowering and strengthening this vulnerable segment of Israel’s population.

Recipes | Kosher Recipes

This Sheet Pan Teriyaki Chicken Is a Shabbat Staple for Seattle Jews

Growing up in Seattle, our Friday night menu was nearly the same every week: chicken soup, roast chicken slathered in ...

News | News

Steve Ornstein – The Uniqueness of Shabbat

The Uniqueness of Shabbat Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest, is a unique and special experience that has been observed for thousands of years. It is a time for families to come together, to reflect, and to connect with their spirituality. In this blog post,

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

'Sabbath for $400': Chulent stumps Jeopardy contestants in question about Shabbat restrictions

Mayim Bialik, the show's host, explained the dish's roots in the prohibition on lighting fires on Shabbat.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Learn the Shabbat Law of the Week - Chabad Lubavitch

Official homepage for worldwide Chabad-Lubavitch movement that promotes Judaism and provides daily Torah lectures and Jewish insights. Chabad-Lubavitch is a philosophy, a movement, and an organization. Chabad is considered to be the most dynamic force in

Miscellaneous | Judaism

May I Order a Shabbat Delivery? - And what to do with packages that arrive - Shabbat

In general, if a Jew is forbidden to do a certain act on Shabbat, it is also rabbinically forbidden for him to ask a non-Jew to do so on his behalf (unless there are specific extenuating circumstances, such as illness, etc.).

Miscellaneous | Judaism

11 Common Shabbat Myths and Misconceptions - Shabbat

Myths and misconceptions have developed around this holy day. Ready to take a good look at them and
set the record straight? Let’s go!

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Ancient Jewish dish becomes melting pot of Israeli cuisine

Consumed by Jews for Shabbat lunch since antiquity, hamin - also known as cholent - is enjoying a renaissance in Israel.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Presidential Campaign Staffers ‘Caucus for Shabbat’ in Iowa

Amid divisive primary, Jewish campaign staffers get together over Shabbat dinner

Miscellaneous | Chabad

‘We’ve Made Contact With Chabad,’ Raises a Cheer on Diverted El Al Flight

Passenger pens note of gratitude after unexpected Shabbat in Halifax

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Is Eating Melaveh Malkah Important? - Shabbat

The sages in the Talmud tell us to “always set the table after Shabbat even to eat small amount of food." Here's why.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

25 Shabbat Facts Every Jew Should Know

Every week, for the 25 hours beginning just before sundown on Friday until after night has fallen on Saturday night, Jewish people celebrate Shabbat, a period of rest and spiritual rejuvenation.

Recipes | Kosher Recipes

My Favorite Kosher Gluten-Free Challah Bread

Gluten-free baking can be an exercise in frustration, but this bread recipe has never let me down. For me, the success is in the texture. As you can see, it has plenty of aeration which lends it some of the fluffiness of real bread.

Family & Parenting | Jewish People

Wait to hear what Bill Gates said about this Sabbath-observant Jew

This is truly AMAZING!

Miscellaneous | PR for Israel

The Eurovision PR Extravaganza that Israel Missed

With Israel hosting Eurovision 2019, our Jewish state had the most unbelievable opportunity to be a true light unto the nations, but we missed it.

News | Jewish Community

In Poway, a Shabbat of Healing, Inspiration and Joy - Led by Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, congregants experience an ‘unforgettable’ Shabbat

The previous Shabbat, they ran from the synagogue, fleeing a gunman’s bullets. This week, they filled it to capacity as Chabad of Poway, Calif., hosted a Shabbat that was at once solemn and joyous.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

May I Join a Protest on Shabbat? - Questions & Answers

While an action may be halachically permitted, it may not be in keeping with the spirit of Shabbat and is therefore avoided.

Politics | Op-Ed

An Old Cure for a New Problem | Jlife

The answer is simple, and Jews have been doing it for thousands of years; Shabbat. There’s no better way to eradicate dependency issues than alleviating oneself from the burden for an entire day.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

At San Diego Comic-Con, a Time Out for Shabbat

With Comic-Con International: San Diego just around the corner, Rabbi Mordechai Lightstone, of Brooklyn, N.Y., has been making a push on social media, email and mailing lists to draw attendees to a Shabbat dinner this week organized by the Chabad of Downtown San Diego.