Food, Glorious Food

Participate in your local seasonal food drive.

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The Shmittah Food Co-Op

In the land of Israel today,  they are well into the year of Shmittah (the sabbatical seventh year during which farmers let the land lay fallow). Since last Rosh Hashana, many…

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Something More Than Food

Some people say that the difference between a human and an animal is the power of speech, others say it is consciousness, and, of course, others say that there are no differences. The…

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Food Blessings

Use the following link to recite the blessings over the food you are enjoying this Thanksgiving: Food Blessings

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Food Thoughts

Try to reduce the amount of excess food (food that you often do not eat before its expiration date) that you purchase.

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The Blessings Over Food: The Final-Blessing Bo’ray Ne’fah’shoat

The mitzvah of making a blessing after food is a direct Torah commandment. “You will eat and be satisfied, and bless the Lord your God for the good land which He has given you”…

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World Food Day

It is a fundamental Jewish belief that in the era of the Messiah, the world will be transformed into a state of perfection. As stated by Rabbi Moses ben Maimon (Rambam, Maimonides - 12th…

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Kosher Food?

If you or a family member require hospital care, make certain to inquire whether Kosher food is available.

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Food Enjoyment

Choose a food you consider special to include in your Shabbat meal.

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Food Thanks

Don't forget to express gratitude for all of the food that you eat.

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The Food We Eat

Reciting blessings over food provides us with an opportunity to think about the foods we eat and to be thankful that we have it.

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Food Drive

Donate your chametz (leaven) to a local food bank or soup kitchen.

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Food For All

Make a donation to one of the many worthy organizations that provide food to the hungry.

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The Food Of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food Of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? “One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? “One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar?"One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth and…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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The Food of Yom Kippur

Food on Yom Kippur? Isn’t Yom Kippur the most famous fast day on the Jewish calendar? "One who eats and drinks on the ninth, is considered by the Torah to have fasted on both the ninth…

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Food Smarts

If you see a non-kosher recipe that looks appetizing, see if you can substitute kosher ingredients.

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Good Food

Maintain a healthy, well-balanced and kosher diet.

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Fun and Food

If you have a picnic or barbeque, make certain to bring water with which to wash your hands before eating bread.

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Food Fun

Try to find a kosher way to recreate tasty non-kosher foods. (Hint: Soy cheese and fake crab meat work wonders.)

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Family Food

Think about how the foods you eat are associated with your heritage.

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The Blessings Over Food: She’ha’kol/The Other Foods

The she’ha’kol blessing encompasses all things that do not grow from the ground: water, meat, fish, eggs, dairy, processed foods such as candy and most drinks. Ba’ruch Ah’tah Ah’doh’nai…

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The Blessings Over Food: Ha’ah’dama / Vegetables

The blessing recited over produce that grows from the ground is ha’ah’dama. Certain produce that are called fruit actually receive the ha’ah’dama blessing because of how they grow - for…

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The Blessings Over Food: Ha’etz / Fruits

The blessing recited over fruit, including tree nuts, is Ha’etz.Ba’ruch Ah’tah Ah’doh’nai Eh’lo’hay’nu Melech ha’o’lam bo’ray p’ree ha’etz. Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the…

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