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Category Archives: Holidays
I love cheesecake, myself. I’m definitely making one for tomorrow, only it’s going to be a non-dairy cheesecake. Just wanted to clarify, before diving head first into the heavy stuff 🙂 What’s Shavu’ot Anyway? Shavu’ot or Shavuot, or if you … Continue reading
Israeli Independence Day My apologies for another “heavy duty” post today. It’s sort of a “heavy” week here in Israel, with the Holocaust Memorial Day, followed a week later by the Memorial Day for the fallen soldiers and then, the very next … Continue reading
Like many other Israelis, I try to stay away from the media on Yom Ha’Shoah – National Holocaust Day. I try very hard to avoid watching even a single documentary about the Holocaust. I’ve had enough and more then. I’m … Continue reading
Passover, or Pessach in Hebrew, is upon us. The Eve of Passover, aka the Seder, is on Monday Evening. Passover Obsessions Going into town today, it was Passover frenzy all over the place: streets jammed with cars and people everywhere … Continue reading
It’s two weeks away from Passover, or Pessach in Hebrew. For the past week, I can actually smell it in the air. It’s getting into the house too, but the worst (best?) is when you go outside and it hits … Continue reading
It’s the Jewish holiday of Purim today. If you’re not familiar with Purim, here’s the full description in Wikipedia. Purim and Me Purim is the holiday of fun for the kids. Kids dress up, give and get packets of sweets. … Continue reading
Hannuka isn’t just candles, dreidles and latkes – it’s also a week long school vacation. We started it with a day up in the Golan Heights, followed by a day in Tel Aviv. We’re trying to make plans for the … Continue reading
Here it is again, the holiday that can’t be spelled in English! Chanuka, Channuka, Hanuka or Hannuka – I just checked and people are searching Google in all four variations, so I had to use them all in the post … Continue reading
It’s Hannuka next week, so I thought I’d share this video today. I hope this one doesn’t offend anyone. It’s Israeli humor and he’s honestly NOT making fun of the Christians but of your average ignorant and tactless Israeli.