If You Bring Me Flowers

Miss Manners might tell you that it is appropriate to bring flowers as a thank you gift when invited to someone else's house for a meal. A simple bouquet does make a lovely present - but…

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Flowers and Poems

The tradition of Mother's Day flowers began with Anna Jarvis, the woman who successfully petitioned Woodrow Wilson to make it into an official holiday (which he did in 1914). To honor her…

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Thank You for Having Me

Giving an appropriate gift to a host or hostess is the topic of many an etiquette column. But when one is invited to a Shabbat meal, not just any gift will do.  Although “Miss…

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Vayeilech 5761-2001

"Appreciating One's Own Inner Worth" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald This week's parasha, parashat Vayeilech , is almost always read together with the preceding parasha, Nitzavim. They are…

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Thank You For Having Me

Giving an appropriate gift to a host or hostess is the topic of many an etiquette column. But when one is invited to a Shabbat meal, not just any gift will do. Although “Miss Manners”…

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Green Cheesecake At Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Green Cheesecake At Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving…

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Green Cheesecake At Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our Homes and Synagogues with Plants and Flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight?

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight?

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs:Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight?

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight?

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Green Cheesecake at Midnight?

The holiday of Shavuot has three well-known, and well-loved, customs: Decorating our homes and synagogues with plants and flowers: According to the Midrash, at the time of the giving of…

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Laws and Customs of Shavuot

ShavuotLaws and Customs Table of Contents Festival Laws The Book of Ruth Customs Shavuot is a low-key, pensive holiday,…

Hang Your Hammock

You may not believe this, but tomorrow, July 22, is National Hammock Day. It appears to be the ultimate celebration of the lazy days of summer. One might think that Hammock Day occuring…

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Chanukah Decor, Part Two

Jewish Treats and NJOP present a series of design ideas that will help you create an inspirational Chanukah motif in your own home.       For further designs by…

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Bo 5769-2009

"It's Payback Time!" by Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald In the concluding chapter of this week's parasha, parashat Bo, G-d commands Moses to inform the people to sanctify the firstborn. The…

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How Lovely

Order flowers for the Shabbat/Shavuot.

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Scent Of

Place aromatic flowers on the table to add a beautiful fragrance to your Shabbat celebration.

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Shabbat Beauty

Bring home some beautiful flowers in honor of Shabbat. 

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Spring Smiles

As flowers bloom, let your smile brighten the world.

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Shabbat Scents

Buy some flowers to decorate your Shabbat table. 

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Holy Time

Tomorrow is Rosh Chodesh (the new month) and Erev Shabbat (the eve of the Sabbath). Find a way to make the day special, perhaps a nice dessert, a new piece of clothing or a bouquet of…

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Flower Patch

Plant flowers in your yard--they make others smile and they remind everyone of the magnificence of God's creations.

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Garden Time

Beautify the world -- plant some flowers.

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In Honor Of…

Do something to honor the new month: buy a bouquet of flowers, try a new food, wear a special outfit, etc.

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