VIDEO Apple Latkes for Chanukah

From our Friends at St. Louis Jewish Light. Apple latkes Ingredients: 3 large Granny Smith apples 2 eggs 1 lemon 1/2 c. all purpose flour 1/4 c. sugar 2 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/8 tsp. salt oil for frying (neutral flavored oil, such as canola or vegetable) powdered sugar,… Read More

Ins and outs of aging in place

Aging isn’t what it used to be. And innovations in senior living and care are coming in time for the elder boom. In 2050, the population aged 65 and older is projected to be 83.7 million, almost double its estimated population of 43.1 million in 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. One new concept… Read More

A Hannukah Prayer of Lights

Source of Creation and Life of the Universe We gather together on Hanukkah As Jews of conscience with a deep spiritual bond to the lights of freedom. We are grateful for the inner might of the Maccabees Who fought to reclaim a Jerusalem in despair And rekindle the lights of human freedom. Freedom has many… Read More

Sahar’s PuppetCinema premieres ‘Suddenly’

Zvi Sahar collects old items. He loves flea markets, but two of his favorite collectibles are from his grandmother’s kitchen: a hand mixer and an old-fashioned ice cream scoop. Sahar also loves to put old and unwanted objects to good use in his PuppetCinema productions. Last year he used a flea market find, an old… Read More

A funny name for a street

One of my favorite roads in Jerusalem is “Kaf Tet beNovember Street.” It goes through the neighborhood of Katamon, where I used to spend a lot of time. But more than the street itself, I love the name. Kaf Tet beNovember is not just a street name – it is a date – today’s date… Read More