Mandel Bread

Mandel Bread By: Hannah Mink This week, I wanted to highlight an iconic Passover dessert: Mandel bread! Mandel bread, or Mandelbrot, is a cookie traditionally eaten on Passover. It is made with matzo meal instead of flour so that it is kosher-for-Passover, but also...

Harvey Sanders

Harvey Sanders This week, we’re delighted to spotlight Harvey Sanders.  Harvey brings extensive leadership experience, thoughtfulness, and deep passion of collaboration to his new role as co-chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), powered by Buffalo...

Getting Rid of Chametz

Getting Rid of Chametz By Rus Devorah Wallen I’m Rus Devorah Wallen, and I’d like to share my T for 2, my Torah thought for two minutes, more or less. Listen Here! The teachings of the First Lubavitcher Rebbe, the Alter Rebbe, remind us to “live with...

Matzo Brei

Matzo Brei By: Hannah Mink Passover is right around the corner! For the next few weeks, we are going to be making a few different recipes that are essential for the Passover season. So, this week, we are going to be making matzo brei! Matzo brei is a staple,...

Shalom Orzach

Shalom Orzach We are honored to shine a spotlight today on Shalom Orzach, Senior Educator at the iCenter and the keynote facilitator at Let’s Talk About Israel on Sunday, April 14. Shalom is an acclaimed public speaker on contemporary Israel who brings extensive...

Who Knows Eight?

Who Knows Eight? By Harvey Sanders We attach significance to numbers.  This week’s scriptural reading is Shemini – which means eighth, referring to Moses calling Aaron and his sons to begin their priestly duties on the eighth day.  But the number eight is common in...