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3 Nostalgic & Delicious Hanukkah Recipes

For the chosen few, Hanukkah (or Chanukah, depending on your preference) is upon us. Sure, if you ask a highly observant Jew the holiday is not all that much of a big deal, but because it occurs in su…


What’s Your Religion IQ? (Quiz)

Whatever your own religious or spiritual leanings, you can likely agree that it's valuable to know about other religions. After all, religions may be a significant part of the lives of our friends and…


5 Healthy Latke Recipes for Hanukkah

Tonight marks the first night of Hanukkah for 2011, also known as the Festival of Lights for those of the Jewish faith. The holiday commemorates an ancient battle victory and the re-dedication of a ho…


Coming Around to the Bagel

I have altogether stopped eating bagels, which is kind of sad. Not sad because I am technically Jewish, but sad because I hold fond memories of really liking bagels. My reasoning is twofold: the first…


Passover Makeover

The Jewish Passover holiday has once again, past us over (well technically there are a few more nights left, but the festivities are a thing of memory). For those of you that are observant or, at leas…


Top 5 Green Houses of Worship (video)

This video shows five unusual and imaginative green houses of worship of five religions: The proposed Park51 Muslim center in lower Manhattan A Buddhist temple in Thailand built entirely of beer…


Making the Cut: The Circumcision Quandary

"The first cut is the deepest, Baby I know" --Cat Stevens I am Jewish and I am circumcised, both of which were not of my choice. This is not to say that I have any problem or issue with being Jewis…


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