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Baseball book minyan: Ten great titles on Jews and the national pastime

By Bill Simons

We Jews are people of the book and of the bat with an affinity for both scholarship and baseball. Beyond rooting for our home teams, we pay special attention to Jewish players on other teams. Our diamond is six-pointed. Something is missing this season, however. From Little L…

On the Jewish food scene: At least two types of meat

by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

What do I think about when I’m trying to fall asleep at night? Far too many times it’s something to do with The Reporter. At least one recent night, it was something interesting. I’m not sure why the fact that goose was the more important source of protein for…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 12

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. 

  • In honor of Pride Month,…

Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 11

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. 

  • Israel21c offers a var…

On the Jewish food scene: It's all about dairy by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

The specific foods we eat on holidays sometimes feel as if they were biblically ordained, rather than just being traditions or customs from the different places Jews have lived. When I led holiday parties at Broome Developmental Center, people used to look forward t…