Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

What to Read, Watch or Listen to on Tisha B’Av

There was a time when I would mark the beginning of the Three Weeks by going to the library and checking out an armful of Holocaust books.  By the time Tisha B’Av came around, I would be appropriately sobered by my reading.  That was back when I was single, and had little demands on my… Continue reading What to Read, Watch or Listen to on Tisha B’Av

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Nine Days Menu Plan – Scrap the Meat, Bring Out the Tofu

Recently I was asked if I had a Nine Days Menu Plan set yet.  At the time, I did not.  In general, I’ve fallen away from monthly menu planning.  We’ve fallen into a comfortable routine of: Sunday ~ leftovers from Shabbos Monday ~ Fish or Pareve Tuesday ~ Whatever – either leftovers of Monday or… Continue reading Nine Days Menu Plan – Scrap the Meat, Bring Out the Tofu