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Two Reasons to Love Sukkot

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Two Reasons to Love Sukkot

Sukkot, Sukkot, Sukkot! (Or as some people say, "suckas.") Now that you've been written in the Book of Life, relax and enjoy some good food and happy company in a three-and-a-half-sided tent!  Sukkot honors the wandering of the ancient Israelites after they escaped Egypt. For 40 years they slept in semi-permanent tents, and the old rabbis said if they could do it for 40 years, dammit, we can do it for a week! Of course few of us sleep in our sukkot. We just eat there and hang out sometimes.  Two Reasons to Love Sukkot  1. You get to get shakin' Did you...

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On Yom Kippur

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On Yom Kippur

From all of us at Proud Jews T-Shirts, have a safe and easy fast. May you be sealed in the book of life! גמר חתימה טובה

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One Note Before Yom Kippur

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Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year.  From sundown September 18 to sundown September 19, we will be unavailable for customer service or questions about our products. We can still process orders -- we handle fulfillment though a third-party.  If you contact us during that time, we'll get back to you Wednesday night (Thursday at the latest). Why are we telling you now? Just so you know.  Have a safe and easy fast. 

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L'Shanah Tova U Metukah!

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L'Shanah Tova U Metukah!

From Proud Jews to you and yours: Happy New Year! May you be written in the book of life! שנה טובה ומתוקה!

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Super-Easy Applesauce and Rosh, Rosh, Rosh Hashanah!

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Super-Easy Applesauce and Rosh, Rosh, Rosh Hashanah!

Can you believe it? Rosh Hashanah is right around the corner! Crazy how time flies. Seems like everybody we know is getting in an apple kind of mood. Apples and honey, apple cake, apple pie, applesauce... Must be Rosh. Here's the BEST recipe we know for Rosh Hashanah applesauce. It's easy for kids to make, too, as long as a grown-up can peel the apples (and supervise, of course!) From PJ Library's Apple Days: 10 apples, peeled and cut into chunks. 1/2 cup of water 1/2 cup of sugar (or less, if you prefer) 1 tbsp of cinnamon Put the apples,...

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