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Parshah Potpourri

The 70-Year Time Limit

U’lema’an t’sapeir b’aznei bincha u’ben bincha es asher hisalalti b’Mitzrayim v’es ososai asher samti vam vi’yedatem ki ani Hashem (Shemos 10:2) In his Ruach Chaim commentary on Pirkei Avos (3:1),…

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This Day in History

This Day In History 3 Shevat/January 19

3 Shevat In 4762/1002, Jews attending a levayah were attacked in Fostat, Egypt. Yahrtzeiten 5464/1704, Harav Yosef Rakover, zt”l, Rav of Eibeshitz, mechaber of Mirkeves Hamishnah 5583/1823, Harav Pinchas of…

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The Culinary Connoisseur

Teff Talk

Add some adventure to your meals with teff, a tiny whole grain that has been a staple of traditional Ethiopian cooking for thousands of years. Whole grain teff, an ancient…

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Nutrition

Simple Steps to Keeping Food Safe

Though the recent E. coli breakout from salad greens is likely over, food safety is always something important to review and be aware of. These guidelines are especially important for…

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Odd Side

The Odd Side – January 15, 2018

Outdoor Center Warns Skiers Of Dive-Bombing Owl NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (AP) – Officials at a Maine outdoor center are warning skiers to watch out for an “aggressive dive-bombing” owl that…

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This Day in History

This Day In History 29 Teves/January 16

In 5553/1793, Purim Burgel was established in Tripoli, commemorating the downfall of the Burgel Pasha. Yahrtzeiten 5562/1802, Harav Alexander Margulies, Rav of Stanov, zt”l 5650/1890, Harav Nosson Adler of London,…

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