Which one do you want?

A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, "This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you." The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, "Which do you want, son? The Dollar or the two Quarters?" The boy looks at his options, then takes the quarters and leaves.

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Sharing our Stories through Food: Roza’s Malai

I would like to share with you a traditional Romanian recipe from my mom Roza Bin that passed away 14 years ago, Of  Blessed Memory. It is especially traditional dairy dish for Shavuoth holiday. It is between a cake and a sweet dairy dinner meal. In my childhood, when I and my brothers were young, my mom used to do “Malai" for fun dinner whenever we asked.  Usually, it’s for Shavuot holyday!

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22 MPH

Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a State Police Officer sees a car puttering along at 22 MPH. He thinks to himself, "This driver is just as dangerous as a speeder!" So he turns on his lights and pulls the driver over. Approaching the car, he notices that there are five old ladies -- two in the front seat and three in the back -- wide eyed and white as ghosts.

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The Kingdom of Torah

The Torah mentions that the census took place in the desert. Of course, this is rather obvious since that’s where they were. But besides that, what was the significance that it took place there? The Midrash comments that the Torah was given with three things, fire, water and in the desert. The importance of these three items is that they are plentiful and therefore free for the taking.

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Weekly Insights from Samantha Clague

his week we celebrate Shavuot, the receiving of the Torah. We have counted from Passover until Shavuos, getting more and more excited about the holiday and its meaning. Over Shavuot we read Megillas Ruth. Ruth is the daughter-in-law of Naami, who was married to Elimelech. Elimelech and Naami moved from Eretz Yisroel to Moab during the famine

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Sharing our Stories through Food: Vegetarian Chopped Liver

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My mom would send me recipes all the time and when I became a vegan, she started sending me veggie only recipes. I have all her famous meatballs, salmon loaf and sorry Charlie tuna noodle casserole recipes but although those were some of my favorites I no longer make any of that. She was always asking what I was up to and what I would use to substitute ingredients. She’d joke all the time about what was substituted!

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The operation

In his hospital room, Morty was pacing back and forth, getting really anxious about his imminent operation. Sitting nearby, his wife asked him: "What's the matter? Why are you getting so worked up?"

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