Celebration smoothies for Israel Independence Day
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Celebration smoothies for Israel Independence Day

My job as communications director at a Modern Orthodox Jewish high school has many advantages, chief among them is that I get paid to celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut. Here are some highlights of how we celebrated Israel’s 64th birthday today. Granola Baby joined me at work for a lively round of Yom HaAtzmaut dancing, where teenage … Continue reading

Three cheers for gluten
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Three cheers for gluten

It wasn’t so long ago that hardly anyone had even heard of gluten. Now, “gluten free” is so common that it’s become synonymous with healthy living. Stomach problems? Fatigue? Overweight? Headaches? Maybe gluten’s at fault. I don’t doubt that those suffering from celiac disease have a critical need to control their diets. I’m just skeptical … Continue reading