Winter Beet Borscht

Winter Beet Borscht Recipe: Liz Rueven @kosherlikeme 8 generous servings Dairy but may be pareve by using dairy-free sour cream or coconut cream. Supplies: Cutting board and sharp knife, vegetable peeler, 1 sheet pan, foil, parchment paper, blender…

Creating a Spiritual Bucket List

The Jewish Spiritual Bucket List 1,000 places to see before you die. That is the book that sits on the commode in our home. It has been there for about 20 years. In our community, having 1,000 places to see before you die is aspirational.…

When Buildings Collapse

Last year ended with a thud as buildings crumbled. We saw the Champlain tower in Florida flattened. We watched the reporting on Hurricane Ida as homes were destroyed in Louisiana. Perhaps this is a fitting image for these High Holidays. How…

Spiritual Intelligence

In 1985, Guinness World Records accepted that a ten-year-old girl had answered every question correctly on an adult Stanford-Binet IQ test, a result that gave her a corresponding unearthly IQ of 228.  Marilyn Vos Savant became widely known…

Purim Spiel 2020 – Trumpaverus Saves the Jews

Scene 1 Narrator: Long ago in a land not so far away, there was a lavish inaugural ball for President Trumpaverus. All of the lobbyists, political hacks, ambassadors and business moguls were in a banquet hall, smoking cigars and drinking Russian…
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Let’s Make Cavatelli with the Pasta Social Club

Potomac’s own MERYL FEINSTEIN, teaching us to make beautiful cavatelli pasta. Cooking with Friends!

What to Talk About at Seder This Year

New questions for this year’s seder.


Let’s make Shakshuka with Kerry Brodie fo Emma’s Torch.



Sauces for your pasta.


Not Your Grandmother’s Kugel

Sephardi cooking for Passover. Time to brighten up your Passover table!