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Mazel Tov Israel!  You’re 68 years old today!  Let’s have a party! We’ve got 5 Ways you can bring Israel’s Birthday Party to Your Own Par-teh! On Yom Ha’atzmaut there is a tradition to have a picnic and barbecue in the parks and forests. For this Real Modern Jewish Israeli Wedding the couple used tree bark to hold their escort cards. Go to the Beach! Did you know Israel boosts fabulous beaches?  Including the famous…


Memorial day weekend mentally marks the start of summer!  The end of school, swimming, summer camp, vacations, fireworks and the lazy hazy days of summer loom ahead of us with expectancy.  Usually, a wedding being officiated by a Jewish clergy has signaled the start of wedding season.  (A weekend with a Monday off is always a blessing for a couple who wants a Sunday wedding with a reception that goes all night!)  What better way…


Today is Yom Ha’atmaut–Israeli Independence Day! Today, Israel will celebrate its creation and recognition by the United Nations as a state.  There will be celebrations in the street.  The IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) will open up some of their bases to the public.  (Think July 4, Israeli Style!) We’re celebrating Modern Jewish Wedding Style With a Real Israeli Wedding! A young beautiful couple full of love for nature and good food. The wedding took place…


It’s a special day in Israel today!  The young country is celebrating it’s 64th year, Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel Independence Day.  In Modern Jewish Wedding syle if there’s a reason to celebrate–We do it!   As a special treat a video from the Israeli wedding of Vered & Yoval taken by Ola & Pavel photograhers! Vered and Yoval from Pavel Dibrov on Vimeo. I learned a lot about Israeli Secular Weddings by watching this video (well, watching…


So, apparently dinner isn’t my favorite meal of the day–it’s dessert!  And, this whole outdoor theme this week of Yom Ha’Atzmaut has me going a little overboard.  But, these were just to good to pass up.  Thanks to the wonderful foodie at Desserts for Breakfast for these little gems!  (BTW, this fabulous blog has been nominated for “Best Baking and Desserts Blog” in Saveur Magazine’s 2011 Best Food Blog Awards.) Can’t you see these on…

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