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Sesame Halvah Cookies

My grandmother would have turned 91 last Saturday.  Since I couldn’t bring her a cake or call her and sing, I decided on a small act in her honor.  I bought some halvah – the sweet treat she always had … Continue reading

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Sentimental Cereal: Easy Almond Bars

I found out this week that my Grandma’s house has been sold.  It’s a strange sense of relief to see it go, and as my sister puts it, I hope the new owners end up with memories as sweet as … Continue reading

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A Sweet Purim

Purim is a minor holiday: a 24 hour window of time that can be easy to overlook whether you’re Jewish or not.  But I see it as an opportunity for all of us to reflect on a fantastic story, to … Continue reading

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