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Who Am I?

Who Am I?January 17, 2020Jewish Thought of the Week | My Jewish BuffaloBy Ezra N. Rich We all know Moses for his role in heroically standing up to Pharaoh and leading the Israelites from slavery to freedom. Dayeinu! But what were the specific qualities that led to his...

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Vayechi

VayechiJanuary 10, 2020Jewish Thought of the Week | My Jewish BuffaloBy Dr. Theodore Steinberg I have always wondered whether a person’s bar or bat mitzvah portion has some special significance for that person’s life.  This week’s portion, Vayechi, was my bar mitzvah...

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Turning the Year Around

Turning the Year AroundJanuary 3, 2020Jewish Thought of the Week | My Jewish BuffaloBy Rabbi Jonathan Freirich We must have hope! Last month at the Biennial of the Union of Reform Judaism in Chicago, many of us from Buffalo and all across North America got to learn...

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Laura Wexler

Laura WexlerJanuary 17, 2020Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish BuffaloLaura had an experience of a lifetime in Israel with the Buffalo MOMentum group last month. “While experiencing the beauty of the land in Israel, I never expected to learn that nothing is more...

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Andy Gewurz

Andy GewurzJanuary 10, 2020Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish BuffaloWhen Andy Gewurz became the President of Temple Beth Tzedek (TBT) in June 2018, he never imagined that so much of his energy would be focused on keeping his congregation safe and secure.  Due to...

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Susan Case DeMari

Susan Case DeMariJanuary 3, 2020Community Member Spotlight | My Jewish BuffaloSusan Case DeMari became Jewish Buffalo’s first ever Community Security Coordinator in Spring 2019.  A native of Buffalo, Susan currently resides in Central New York where she also serves as...

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Palascinta

PalascintaJanuary 17, 2020My Jewish Buffalo | Nosh of the Week Palascinta are Hungarian Crepes. They are slightly thinner than the French version due to the addition of seltzer water in the recipe. This is an easy, sweet traditional treat!   Click below for the recipe...

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Real Homemade Bagels

Real Homemade BagelsJanuary 10, 2020My Jewish Buffalo | Nosh of the WeekHere is a recipe for that authentic bagel flavor and texture... or so they say. On those cold Sunday mornings when you don't want to leave the house to get your bagel fix, give this recipe a try...

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Honey Halvah

Honey HalvahJanuary 3, 2020My Jewish Buffalo | Nosh of the WeekHalvah is a multicultural sweet confection present in Jewish and Arab cuisines. This type of halvah has a crumbly texture as it is made from tahini (sesame seed paste). It can be stored for a good while in...

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