Twelve things I love about Israel

In honor of the parsha, Shelach, where only two of the twelve spies sent by Moses refrain from saying bad things about the Land of Israel. I should be working on the parsha shiur (class on the Torah portion) I have to give instead, but here goes. The holidays, where everyone is on the same … [Read more...]

The Orthodox Homemaker’s Quest for Flour

A few months ago a friend stopped me on the street to ask me if I knew anything about 70 and 100% flour; she had learned about it from her children living in the Jerusalem area. Many religious like-minded women in the Tel Aviv area are constantly looking for good sources of flour. Standard bleached … [Read more...]