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Hanukkah Celebration

During my working years, I have built beautiful friendships with many of my Jewish colleagues.  Now that we are retired, and our lifestyles have changed, it is so wonderful to still keep in touch.  

Today at sundown they will begin their Hanukkah celebration with friends and family. 

The Great Lent Is Here Again – Over 30 Vegetarian Recipes

The Great Lent begins on Monday, as it always does for the Byzantine Rite Catholics. 

The Great Lent for Roman Catholics does not start until Ash Wednesday, so they have two extra days to enjoy meat meals. They also celebrate a very traditional Fat Thursday, when they enjoy their delicious “Paczki”, doughnuts.
I personally like to prepare meatless meals on Wednesdays and Fridays for the duration of the Great Lent, as well as during the full Holy Week, which is the week just before Easter Sunday.

Seder – A Ceremonial Meal at Passover

While Christians are getting ready to celebrate Easter, the Jewish people are preparing for Passover.

Passover commemorates the formative experience of the Jewish people, and their transformation from scattered tribes indentured in Egypt, to a nation on the road of redemption.

Matzo, Mushroom and Onion Kugel – Passover Recipe

Once I found this recipe on Pinterest, and pinned it to my board for recipes to try, I noticed that over few days, over 100 people repined it to their boards.

This gave me an idea to prepare this dish, to find out if it actually is that good, or did the original picture made this recipe so popular.