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Torah Learning through Tasty Fun!

Snack ideas children can make themselves, even on Shabbat,* taken from the weekly parsha. Use as an opening to a lesson, or as an end in itself!

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  • Jubilee Calendar

    Leviticus / Vayikra 25:1 G-d said the following to Moses: וַיְדַבֵּר יְהֹוָה אֶל־מֹשֶׁה בְּהַר סִינַי לֵאמֹר׃   25:2 Tell the children of Israel as follows:  When you come to the land that I am giving you, that land itself shall observe a sabbath for G-d. דַּבֵּר אֶל־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וְאָמַרְתָּ אֲלֵהֶם כִּי תָבֹאוּ אֶל־הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר אֲנִי…

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  • The Meaning of Modeh Ani

    Talya Bernstein Galaganov Like a song I misunderstood as a child and then believed I knew, I always thought the first prayer we say in the morning, Modeh Ani, meant “I thank G-d for returning my soul to me… .”  Given that most translations of the prayer (including the one linked above) translated “modeh” as…

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  • Carrot Calendar

    Leviticus 23:4 These are the times that G-d decreed to be holy, as you will call them, in their appointed times. ד  אֵלֶּה מוֹעֲדֵי יְהוָה, מִקְרָאֵי קֹדֶשׁ, אֲשֶׁר-תִּקְרְאוּ אֹתָם, בְּמוֹעֲדָם. 23:5 On the fourteenth day of the first month, between the quarters [in the afternoon, there will be a Passover [offering] for G-d. ה  בַּחֹדֶשׁ הָרִאשׁוֹן, בְּאַרְבָּעָה…

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  • Jelly Bean Calendar

    Leviticus 23:4 These are the times that G-d decreed to be holy, as you will call them, in their appointed times. ד  אֵלֶּה מוֹעֲדֵי יְהוָה, מִקְרָאֵי קֹדֶשׁ, אֲשֶׁר-תִּקְרְאוּ אֹתָם, בְּמוֹעֲדָם. 23:5 On the fourteenth day of the first month, between the quarters [in the afternoon, there will be a Passover [offering] for G-d. ה  בַּחֹדֶשׁ הָרִאשׁוֹן, בְּאַרְבָּעָה…

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  • What it Means to be “Am Kadosh”

    by Ilana Pomeranz, guest contributer Parashat Kdoshim begins with the statement: “The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the whole Israelite community and say to them: You shall be holy.” Leviticus/Vayikra 19:2, and ends with “You shall be holy ” Leviticus/Vayikra 20:26. What is the meaning of this ? Is there a Torah basis…

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  • Gathering Wheat, Leaving Gleanings

    The admonition to leave food for the poor and resident alien appears in both Parashet Kedoshim and the parsha immediately following, Emor: Parashat Kedoshim: Leviticus / Vayikra 19:9 When you reap the harvest of your land, do not cut all the way to the edges of your field, and do not gather the gleanings of…

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  • Gathering Wheat, Leaving Gleanings

    The admonition to leave food for the poor and resident alien appears in both Parashet Kedoshim and the parsha immediately following, Emor: Parashat Kedoshim: Leviticus / Vayikra 19:9 When you reap the harvest of your land, do not cut all the way to the edges of your field, and do not gather the gleanings of…

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  • Marshmallow He-Goat

    Cut a marshmallow as shown: Put the small piece on your working surface cut side up. Dipping your scissors in powdered sugar between each poke, poke four holes in the cut side of the large marshmallow to attach legs, and one in the front of the smaller side for the neck. Snap pretzels to form…

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  • Passover/Pesach

    Given that Passover is basically ALL symbolic food, I do not (currently) plan to post a ParshaNosh for Shabbat of Passover. I highly recommend a Hillel sandwich! However, I may change my mind…

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  • Carrying the Torah through the Desert

    Although the parsha this week is Metzorah, I nevertheless want to share what I realized at last week’s Shabbat service. When the Torah service began, we sang, as usual, It happened upon the journeying of the Ark, Moses said, “Rise, Eternal,” and Your enemies were dispersed, and Your foes were put to flight from before…

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