Double Weekly Review


On My Blog

Interviewing a Writer – Ke Payne

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Pragmatic Attic shares a recipe for Japanese Restaurant Salad and Chicken Sliders with Wasabi Sauce

Leora reviews Menahem Begin A Life

Lorri shares a story: Scent of the Moment

Nocturne and Mouse – two stories by Freya

Amichai Lau-Lavie discusses Dynastic Dilemma & my Cousin David, The New Chief Rabbi

Web articles and posts

At Lingering Visions Dawn presents the Lingering Look at Architecture Photo Challenge

The TES shares Where teachers live like kings

BBC Broadcast about The Story of the Talmud by Nafatli Brawer

For a Woman (Pour une femme): Film Review on the Hollywood Reporter

Shabbat Shalom!

Only Blogs Weekly Review


On My Blog

Mango and Citrus Fruit Salad

Quick Pickled Cucumbers

Danish Drama – Skywatch Friday

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Lorri reviews The Retrospective

Leora shares a beautiful watercolour

Don’t Panic, But You’re Representing Your Entire People – a post by Rivki

Rabbi Laura Kaplan’s unusual take on Tisha B’Av: From Tisha B’Av With Love

And On the Seventh Day, I Didn’t Check Email – a post by Gila on Jewish Value Online

Freya’s creative writing: Kriah and Genius

Shabbat Shalom!

End of Year Weekly Review


On My Blog

On Holiday – Almost

French Tabbouleh and JPiX

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Pragmatic Attic shares a recipe for Soft Baked Almond Bars

Rivki offers a Nine Days Menu Plan

Mrs.S. wonders But what’s the source?

Leora hosts JPiX – – Jewish Photo Bloggers Carnival 2013 and discusses Fashion and Modesty – the post includes her daughter’s art

Stash or Smash? When Sacred Stuff Becomes Bad Baggage – a post by Amichai Lau-Lavie

Vitality and Crude – Freya shares two stories

Web articles

Israel’s Ice Cream Gets Creative For Summer – a Tablet article

In The Times of israel Rav Shmuly Yanklowitz writes about A Growing Divide: The Ultra-Orthodox in the Army & Workplace

Shabbat Shalom!

Weekly Review with Nelson Mandela


On My Blog

Rhubarb and Banana Crumble

Alastair’s Photo Fiction – Orphaned

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Leora shares a photo from Israel and a painting: Fast Day – Jerusalem Memories

Lorri has some stunning photos of bridges

Changing God’s Mind: One Law at a Time! – Amichai Lau-Lavie dwells on the weekly portion

Rusty and Tainted – two stories by Freya

Web articles

In the JC: How Orthodox women can be liberated in shul

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks shares his thoughts On Parents and Teachers

The Decline and Fall of the English Major – a NYT article

Shabbat Shalom!

Summer Weekly Review


On My Blog

Lean Baked Falafels

A Year of Tai Chi

Philosophy: the 2013 Edition

Friday Fictioneers – Stockholms Slot

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Pragmatic Attic shares some Cold Soups

Lorri reviews Children of the Ghetto: A Study of a Peculiar People

Club and Dulce et Decorum Est – Two stories by Freya

Leora shares more photos from Israel: Sabra Plants – Prickly and Sweet

A new Heblish post by Mrs. S.: Heblish: The “You Have a Blog?!” Edition

Does Jewish Law Permit Internet Surveillance? – a responsa by Rabbi David Golinkin

Balak – when animals speak – Zivah ponders on this week’s parasha

Web articles

Young, Orthodox, gay, out – a Times of Israel article

Respect to the Jewish refugees who gave us fish, chips and M&S – a JC article

Women’s prayers answered – another JC article

When the ultra-Orthodox advocate religious freedom – a Ha’aretz article by William Kolbrener

Shabbat Shalom!

Women Write Weekly Review


On My Blog

Homemade Ice Cream

Code Name Verity

Friday Fictioneers – Ouch!

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Scoop! and Trilby – Two stories by Freya

Leora hosts a guest post by Ariella Brown: Introverts in Jane Austen’s Novels

Lorri reviews Daniel Deronda

Zivah ponders on this week’s parashah: Chukkat – access denied

Web articles

“The United States Of Autism” Sugarcoats My Family’s Situation – a Jewish Week article by Rabbi Rebecca Schorr

In the JC: Inaugural UK conference of Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance

Orthodox Yeshiva Set To Ordain Three Women. Just Don’t Call Them ‘Rabbi.’ – a Tablet article

Not a full Stockholm guide: Our Stockholm at Green Kitchen Stories

Shabbat Shalom!

Weekly Review with Musicians


On My Blog

Spicy Rice and Kidney Beans

Friday Fictioneers – Interrogation

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Mum’s the Word and Unbelievable – Two stories by Freya

Pragmatic Attic has posted a recipe for: Chermoula Salmon

Flora of Mount Meron, Israel – Leora shares some stunning photos

Lorri reviews Rashi’s Daughters, Book III: Rachel

Korach – the zero sum game – Zivah ponders on this week’s parashah

Web articles

Jewish Identity, Spelled in Yiddish – a NYT article by Dara Horn

And God created gays: The first openly gay Orthodox rabbi talks about coming out, pain, and parenthood – a Haaretz article

On Care2: 6 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

My Lesson in Tolerance – Hannah Katzman writes about WoW in The Times of Israel

Shabbat Shalom!

Belated Weekly Review


On My Blog

Easy Indian Flatbread

Friday Fictioneers – Old Shot

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Lorri reviews The Jump Artist

Great tips from Leora: Traveling with an iPad in Israel

Freya shares her writing: The Fabric of this Land and Tapestry

That Big But: Builds Or Burns Bridges? – Amichai Lau-Lavie dewells on the weekly portion

Shelach lecha – fear of the unknown – Zivah reflects on this week’s parashah

Web articles

The Boy in the Orthodox Bubble – a Tablet Magazine article

In the Jewish Week: Orthodox Women Reach A Milestone

French ‘old boys’ network’ far worse than Britain’s, book claims – a Guardian article

Shabbat Shalom!

Weekly Review with Chinese Chess Players


On My Blog

Ginger-Glazed Halibut

Making Paneer

Friday Fictioneers – Memories

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Leora shows a Drawing: Boy Talks to Fisherman

Lorri reviews The Golem and the Jinni

The Knicks Lost and I Won:Reconnecting to Judaism One Mitzvah at a Time – a blog post at Black, Gay and Jewish

Rabbi Jeremy Gordon shares his thoughts: The Rabbinic In-Tray – A Masorti Attitude Towards Non-Jewish Partners

Beha’alotcha – gratitude in short supply – Zivah reflects on this week’s parashah

The Red Dress and Holiday Flash Fiction – Freya shares her stories

Web articles

Happy Birthday, Mr. Kissinger – a Tablet Magazine article

Rabbi David Wolpe writes about Time And Tide in the Jewish Week

Mikveh and the single girl – a piece by Rabbi Dr Haviva Ner-David

What’s Jewish about Going Green? – 614HBI-eZine has a series of article on the issue

Shabbat Shalom!

Post-Shavuot Weekly Review


On My Blog

Fruity Red Lentil Curry

Elsewhere in the JBlogosphere

Fishing at the Raritan River: Man and Boy – Leora shares a bit of art

Rabbi Fink advises a book: Everyone Must Buy This Book: Let’s Stay Safe!

Lorri reviews Country of Ash: A Jewish Doctor in Poland 1939-1945

Family and This Time – two stories by Freya

This week’s parshah inspires Zivah: Naso – raising us up

Web articles

The French elite: where it went wrong – a FT article

In the Jewish Week: Rabbi Riskin Permits Women to Read Ruth for Men in Orthodox Shul

Shabbat Shalom!