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On the Jewish food scene: Holiday fun with a cookie house

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

When I was growing up, Hanukkah was not a major celebration. Forget eight days’ worth of gifts; we received one present and had the pleasure of listening to my mother tell us how all she received when she was young was a quarter and an orange. The major Hanukkah a…

Old Isaiah: Louis D. Brandeis, Supreme Court justice and Zionist

By Bill Simons

The recent passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg brings to mind the Jewish presence on the United States Supreme Court. In addition to Ginsburg, the roll call of Jewish associate justices includes Benjamin Cardozo, Felix Frankfurter, Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas, Stephen Breyer and E…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 25

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • Clal and the Klezmer Com…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 24

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • The Jewish Museum of Flo…

A Jewish perspective on baseball’s most unique season by Bill Simons

By Bill Simons

The 2020 Major League Baseball season was the most unique in the game’s venerable history. Like medical care, education, shopping, political campaigns and almost everything else, baseball was dramatically impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Still, despite myriad vicissitu…