Doing Jewish

It’s what we do every day. Whether it’s the food we favor…a bagel with shmear… or the drive to repair the world…tikkun olam, we Jews are there, especially in Rockland County. We plan to bring Doing Jewish to you every Friday. Sometimes it’ll be fun, sometimes it’ll be serious.

My Mother's Gefilte Fish - Anita Musicant

Rosh Hashanah will be a little different this year in many ways. We'll be worshiping remotely. Or outdoors. Or any other variety of worship that will be unique. Why not do something unique in your food preparation: make gefilte fish from scratch. This is not a job for the faint-hearted but…

NOT SHOFAR FROM YOU!

Jewish Federation & Foundation and the Rockland Board of Rabbis are collaborating so that everyone can hear the stirring sound of the shofar to welcome the new year. The schedule shows dates and locations of shofar blowing, beginning on Rosh Hodesh Elul and continuing through the days…

D'var Torah from Rabbi Paula Mack Drill

This week's Torah portion, Re'eh, teaches about what's kosher and what's not. Rabbi Paula Mack Drill lays it all out with a little seussical. Enjoy...but make it kosher, please!   

Run for the Six

It's time to sign up for the Third Annual 5k Run/Walk/Remember event “Run for the Six” dedicated to the memory of the 6 million. This year it will be VIRTUAL. You can run or walk anytime, anywhere, any place during the week of 9/6-13 to remember the victims of the Holocaust or honor loca…

Classic Gazpacho

Outside, it's summer with a vengeance. When it's hot and humid the way it is thes days, the last thing you want to eat for lunch or dinner is soup...unless it's gazpacho. The much loved cold soup of Spanish origin is healthy, delicious, and very popular. Here's a great gazpacho from Old…