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The Abba Tree: A Brief Tree Guide
Posted by Kar-Ben Team on 12/31/2020 to
Yiddish: Not just a once-upon-a-time language
Posted by Anna Burnstein Gilette on 12/22/2020 to
For the children and grandchildren of Central and Eastern European Jews, Yiddish is the once-upon-a-time language of the ancestors that gives expression to centuries of culture and history. Life for Jews in Central and Eastern Europe
What Will Your Soundtrack Be This Winter?
Posted by Anna Burnstein Gilette on 12/17/2020 to
A musician can play a song from memory, but they likely could not recite the notes of the same song. When a musician knows a song by heart the body and breath remember instinctively what to do. Today we know that
Top 5 Kar-Ben Recipes for Hanukkah!
Posted by Kar-Ben Team on 12/8/2020 to
A Victory is That Much Sweeter When it Belongs to The Underdog
Posted by Anna Burnstein Gilette on 12/1/2020 to
Hanukkah is the fun Jewish holiday. Most of us associate Hanukkah with deep-fried foods like potato latkes and sufganiyot, parties with friends and family, playing dreidel and opening gifts. These are traditions whose origins, interestingly,
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My Iraqi Jewish Bangle
A Cemetery Wedding During a Pandemic- As Told by Puppets!
When a Book Is Really Good, You Don’t Want It to End
Recalling My Childhood: My Name is Hamburger