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May 18, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: “Tamarim” Truffles for Passover

If you have ever traveled to Israel, you will remember the myriad of date palm trees dotted across the arid landscape. The sweet, soft, and fresh dates these trees produce are nothing like the dried ones that you can find in a grocery store in the states. They are amazingly plump, rich, and delicious.

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April 13, 2013

Shavuot: A Prophetic Picture of Unity

SHAVUOT is the glorious, late spring holiday that falls on Sivan 6th and 7th. It is seven weeks after Passover when the wheat harvest begins and the first fruits of…

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February 15, 2013

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Quinoa and Butternut Citrus Salad

Queen Esther is said to have eaten a vegetarian diet while living in the king’s palace. In her honor, many people serve a meatless meal for their Purim feast. Tradition…

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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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