Category Archives: Jewish holidays

How Pinterest Killed Purim

Tweet Pinterest has killed Purim. Or, at the very least, it has killed the Purim of my youth.  Today, Purim has become a holiday of coordinating family costumes and themed Mishloach Manot. The Seuda requires a color scheme, funky centerpieces, … Continue reading

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The Shavuot Blintzes

Tweet I’ve lived in Israel for almost five years, and these holidays still get to me, the one day affairs. I grew up celebrating two days of Shavuot, and sometimes I feel deprived because we have to go to work … Continue reading

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Ode to Matza

Tweet I can’t believe the hardest part of Passover is actually over. The weeks spent preparing for last night and today are behind us, and I can finally take a big sigh of relief and try to get back to … Continue reading

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An Unorthodox Holiday Tradition

Tweet I love Christmas. There, I said it. I know, it’s completely unorthodox for this Orthodox Jewess to love Christmas, but I just do. I have loved the holiday for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I got … Continue reading

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