Jewish Holidays


The Passover Blog

Yoav Kaufman 03/25/2010

Is Coca Cola Kosher? Is it Kosher for Passover? The answer to both questions is yes, thanks to the late Rabbi Tobias Geffen. Born in Kovno Lithuania, he ended up in Atlanta by way…

Read more

Purim Fun In Beersheva

Yoav Kaufman 02/28/2010

It’s Purim 5770 today in Beersheva as it is in most all of Israel and the Diaspora.  In honor of the topsy-turvy nature of the holiday: remembering a serious crisis in Jewish history while…

Read more

2009 – A Wild Year For Direct Marketing

Yoav Kaufman 12/05/2009

2009 started out with a continuation and amplification of the problems that began in late 2008. Shall we list them? 1) US and European real estate bubbles which triggered… 2) Bank collapses which brought…

Read more

The Thanksgiving Blog

Yoav Kaufman 11/24/2009

Before Here’s a question that you have probably never asked yourself: Is turkey Kosher? Which is actually a legitimate question in Halacha (Jewish Law) because there is no ancient tradition of eating turkey. It’s…

Read more

Original Intent

Yoav Kaufman 10/04/2009

Source: Tablet Magazine 10.2.09 By: SAMUEL D. GRUBER “A student sukkah project harks back to architecture’s dawn” “Nationwide, the Sukkot holiday and the sukkah building type are undergoing something of a renaissance. Just as…

Read more

Gmar Chatimah Tova From The Jewish Donor Blog

Yoav Kaufman 09/26/2009

Literally: A good final sealing Idiomatically: May you be inscribed (in the Book of Life) for Good “Gmar” comes from the root word that means to finish. Although it’s not biblical, it appears quite…

Read more