March 2011 Archives

Eco-friendly mishloach manot containers (that are nice to look at and cheap, too)

posted by Homeshuling

In one week, we’ll be preparing our deliveries of Mishloach Manot, gifts of at least two kinds of food that are traditionally delivered to friends and family on Purim. What goes in our mishloach manot? Hamentashen, of course, and if […]

We have another winner!

posted by Homeshuling

I’m delighted to announce the winner of the most delicious homeshuling giveaway ever. has selected Ima2Seven as the winner of the mishloach manot basket of natural and organic products from Israel. Mazel Tov, Rachel. Please send me an email […]

Tell me about your seder

posted by Homeshuling

Yes, I know we only recently celebrated Rosh Chodesh Adar, the first days of the month in which Purim falls, but I’m always (or at least occasionally) thinking ahead about future blog posts. I’ve already posted this on facebook, but […]

A Knitter’s Home Companion – announcing a winner!

posted by Homeshuling

And the winner, chosen at random by the aptly named, is….. Ruby G, who wrote: March 5, 2011 9:07 PM Lovely review of what sounds like a book to read and savor. Wish I could knit better; maybe I […]

Previous Posts

More blogs to enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Homeshuling . This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Truths You Can Use Inspiration Report Happy Reading!!!

posted 9:57:03am Jul. 06, 2012 | read full post »

Teaching the Four Questions to young children
One of the greatest privileges of being a kindergarten teacher in a Jewish day school is having the opportunity to teach children to recite the four questions. Unlike almost anything else I teach them about Jewish ritual, this is "real work." The candles will get blessed, kiddush will be recited, an

posted 7:36:03am Apr. 01, 2012 | read full post »

Guess what's Kosher for Passover (this will change your life.)
I'm not exaggerating. The bane of my Passover existence has been pareve baking. I cook a lot more meat during the holiday than I do the rest of the year, which means a lot more pareve desserts. Which has, up until now, usually meant margarine made from disgusting ingredients such as cottonseed oi

posted 5:02:27pm Mar. 22, 2012 | read full post »

Why I love the New American Haggadah (and it's not just because I got to have a martini with Nathan Englander.)
I'm not a haggadah junkie. I know many Jews whose shelves are overflowing with numerous versions of the Haggadah - from the traditional Maxwell House to the not-so-traditional Santa Cruz - and whose seders are an amalgam of commentaries, poems, and (alas) responsive readings, from these dog-eared, p

posted 9:25:37pm Mar. 14, 2012 | read full post »

Best Hamentashen Ever, even better. And, a Purim opera.
This time of year, I'm always excited when I look at my google analytics and see that people have landed at my blog by searching for "hamentashen recipe". I love the idea of people all over the world making my great-grandmother's fabulous hamentashen, the same ones my mom made with me and that I mak

posted 7:13:38pm Mar. 05, 2012 | read full post »

Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.