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February 10, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Mishloach Manot

One beautiful tradition surrounding the holiday of Purim is Mishloach Manot, which means in Hebrew “sending portions.” The distribution of food baskets during this joyous holiday began in Jewish culture…

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January 3, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Easy Purim Kreplach Recipe

Kreplach is the Yiddish word for dumpling, and they are the ultimate Jewish comfort food! Small triangles of pasta dough filled with ground beef, chicken, or mashed potatoes, Kreplach is a Jewish holiday favorite and a great addition to your Purim menu. Boiled and served in soup or fried as a side dish, they are always a crowd pleaser. Traditionally served on Purim, but they are also used for the pre-Yom Kippur meal or during Sukkot.

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November 26, 2012

MJBI International Ministry

The vision of the MJBI is to bring Jewish people into a personal relationship of faith with Yeshua the Messiah, knowing their acceptance will eventually mean life from the dead (Romans 11:15).

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May 1, 2012

Shavuot—Rich with Prophetic Significance

A TIME OF REFLECTION & ANTICIPATION Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks or Pentecost as it is called in the New Covenant, is a late spring holiday that is observed on…

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April 25, 2012

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Cheesecake

Shavuot is traditionally a time to enjoy dairy foods. Cheesecake has long been a Jewish favorite. Here is a low-sugar adaption of a kosher cheesecake recipe for your enjoyment. View…

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April 21, 2012

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Spinach and Feta Squares

Shavuot is a time to enjoy dairy foods. Here is a great side dish or vegetarian entrée made with spinach, feta cheese, and Phyllo dough that is very popular in the Middle East. This recipe is very convenient because it can be made a day ahead and popped into the oven just before the meal. My family loves this special treat.

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April 5, 2012

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Homemade Matzo (Unleavened Bread)

While packaged matzo crackers are readily available in grocery store Kosher sections during Passover, the homemade version is always more delicious. This variation includes instructions on making soft matzo (like…

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Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Charoset

Many variations of charoset, a traditional fruit/nut mixture representing the brick and mortar of Egyptian slavery, is found on Jewish seder plates around the world. Similar apple/nut recipes such as this one are especially common on Passover tables in the United States. While a small amount of symbolic charoset is required per person for the meal, go ahead and make plenty– you’ll want to add this favorite recipe to your passover dinner dessert menu!

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March 16, 2012

The Silenced Still Speak

Reflections of a Personal Pilgrimage to France

I have prayerfully read the book “The Practice of the Presence of God” by Brother Lawrence many times—its message has served to deepen my faith. Its author’s dedicated example of…

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January 4, 2012

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Spinach, Red Onion, and Feta Quiche

There are several reasons Jewish people around the globe gleefully indulge in milk and cheese products during the season of Shavuot. Here is one: Traditionally God’s chosen people celebrate receiving the Torah on this feast, and it is important to recount how necessary and beneficial the Torah is to life! It is compared to the nourishment and sweetness of milk and honey, “Like honey and milk under your tongue” (Song of Songs 4:11).

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