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La date a changé - Vendredi 21 Janvier 2011
Services - 6.30, Diner - 7.00
Jack Reitman Hillel House, 3460 Stanley
$ 10 à payer à l'avance - Merci de passer payer Rachel à Hillel House ou par téléphone 514-845-9171 pour paiement par carte de crédit.
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Top Ten signs the guy you are sitting next to is a Gangsta Rapper who converted to Orthodox Judaism:
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10. Invokes the forefathers: Avraham, Tupac and Biggie
9. Before making kiddush, he pours a little manishevitz on the ground "to my fallin chevre"
8. "Body count" now refers to getting 10 for a minyan
7. Dedicates "Ayshes Chayil" to his b*tches and hos
6. Calls Aseret Yemay Teshuva "Death Row"
5. His beat-up yeshivish station wagon also has hydraulics and rims
4. Calls making a bikur cholim visit a "Drive By"
3. Gangsta, Hustla now Baal haBusta
2. Public Enemy is the Yaytzer Harah
1. When asked about finding God he responds: "Ain't nuthin but a "G" thang"
Holy Pigging Out
Can the physical act of eating be a spiritual experience?
Judaism offers different blessings as a way of sanctifying all sorts of things, from the food we eat to...well, going to the bathroom afterwards. Why is food so important to Jews? "It's not just hunger," says one rabbi in the book Kosher Nation. "When I eat, my soul is also hungry to fulfill its mission in this world."
The website NewKosher.org--masterminded by a bunch of Jewish punks in Georgia--is dedicated to exploring ways of eating that are "healthy, ethical, environmental and mystical." They encourage us to leave the "cycle of pain" of fast food and convenience foods, and instead to see ourselves as "stewards of the Earth" (Genesis 2:15). They put their beliefs into action with a series of cooking videos, a blog called "Young, Broke & Kosher," and a number of arts and crafts and cooking projects.
Perhaps NewKosher's coolest feature is a kosher starter kit featuring a free bencher. Traditionally, a bencher is a booklet that contains the script to the
Grace after Meals. NewKosher's is a collection of prayers, song lyrics, meditations on food, and recipes.
At its best, the Internet lets people from vastly different backgrounds and geographical areas share a common love. NewKosher takes one of those activities that literally everyone on Earth does--eating--and encourages us all to transform it from an animalistic action into a real spiritual vehicle.
Join us as we learn to cook great foods from all around the world!
Classes taught by Chef Shawna Goodman
Open to University Students
Dates: January 31st 2011 - Middle Eastern
February 14th 2011 - Asian
March 14th 2011 - Mediterranean
April 4th 2011 - Baked Goods
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Shaar Hashomayim
450, avenue Kensington
Join us for all 4 classes, and pay only 10$ per class!
Individual classes: cost 15$
RSVP only --> call Kayle Suissa 514-531-2098 or Audrey Aflalo 514- 945-0359
Call at least 1 week in advance!
Space is Limited!!
ECO FUN TU BISHVAT
Recipe of the week
Tu B'ishvat Coconut Almond Date Truffles
Coconut Date Truffles
They are so easy to make. The whole recipe took about 12 minutes to put together and of course needs no baking. Great for Tu Bishvat! and Gluten Free!!!
- 1 cup pitted dried dates
- 1 cup chopped almonds
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon Amaretto (optional)
- 1/4 cup of unsweetened coconut
- Grind almonds in a food processor until finely chopped. Transfer to a baking sheet and toast in oven for 5 to 7 minutes, until fragrant and slightly darker.
- Place the dates, almonds cinnamon, and honey in a food processor. Pulse the processor until the mixture comes together to form a ball.
- Form cherry-sized balls out of the mixture and roll them in coconut to coat. Enjoy them right away or store them in the fridge for later!
From the Jewish Hostess
Art and the City II: a Vernissage Showcasing Jewish Art
The Bronfman Israel Experience Center invites you to an artistic showcase of young talent in Montreal
Join us for an evening of art, class, and sophistication at Koko Restaurant & Bar, as young Jewish Montrealers show off masterpieces of all kinds.
The Bronfman Israel Experience Center is holding, "Art and the City II: a Vernissage Showcasing Jewish Art", to showcase young Jewish artistic talents. There are 25 talented individuals, painters, photographers, writers, designers, and sculptors, who will transform Koko Restaurant & Bar, into their very own modern art display. Each artist will have the opportunity to exhibit two pieces of their work.
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