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That Stuff Called Nosh

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

Whether you call it snacks or nosh (or breaking your diet), it’s a comfort food for many. Let’s take a closer look at that mountain of stuff that comes through our door on Purim.

 

Mishloach Manos in Montreal

C.B. Gavant

Have you started packing your mishloach manos yet? With two weeks left till Purim, most likely your mishloach manos are still in the planning stages. But in Montreal, Canada, a group of dedicated people start packing mishloach manos before Chanukah each year! These devoted volunteers are focused not just on fulfilling the mitzvah of distributing packages of food on Purim, but also on raising money for a tzedakah organization in Eretz Yisrael called Yad Eliezer. Read on to find out how it all came about.

 

Spotlight: I Gave the Gift of a Lifetime

Sara Miriam Gross

Books, games and nosh are the kinds of things we usually share with our brothers and sisters. Nine-year-old Gitty Cohen* from Brooklyn gave her brother bone marrow — a priceless, healing gift from inside her bones.



 
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