Seattle Bar Mitzvah Project Raises $2200 to Fight Hunger

| April 16, 2010

There’s nothing heartier than a home-cooked meal – especially when the heart of that meal is hunger relief! Earlier this year, Justin Coskey of Seattle, WA, organized a spaghetti dinner as part of his Bar Mitzvah project at MAZON partner synagogue, Congregation Beth Shalom. In the finest Jewish tradition, everyone in the community took part. Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Metzora

| April 14, 2010

The Text: “The priest shall examine the affection on the skin of the body…when the priest sees it, he shall pronounce the person impure…the priest shall isolate the affected person for seven days.  On the seventh day the priest shall conduct an examination, and if the affection has remained unchanged in color and the disease Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Tazria

| April 14, 2010

The Text: Leviticus 13:3-6 “The priest shall examine the affection on the skin of the body…when the priest sees it, he shall pronounce the person impure…the priest shall isolate the affected person for seven days.  On the seventh day the priest shall conduct an examination, and if the affection has remained unchanged in color and Read More

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Health, Nutrition & Torah: Shmini

| April 7, 2010

The Text; The Context: The Jewish dietary laws are given incrementally in the Torah.  Kashrut, the laws of keeping kosher, relate not only to the type of animal but also to the way the animal is slaughtered, soaked, salted and prepared.  In other words, Kashrut is not merely about what something is but also how Read More

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