Great Passover Video Game: Race to the Red Sea – Created by 7th Graders!

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Just in time for Passover, download “Race to the Red Sea” Video Game, created by 7th graders at a Jewish Day School in Jacksonville, Florida.   It’s an international collaboration between Jewish Interactive (based in South Africa, UK and Israel) and Martin J. Gottlieb Jewish Day School (Jacksonville, Florida). 7th graders designed the game and its […]

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How to Make Fancy Cookies

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My grandmother, Rosalind Johnson, passed away in 1986, and there’s still a lot of recipes I remember her making. This was my father’s mother, she made her food from scratch and served veggies from her huge garden in Flushing, Queens. One of my favorite cookie recipes that she made is her Chocolate Dip cookies, AKA […]

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The Dovekeepers on CBS: A Stunning Homage To An Unforgettable People

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman – When I was pregnant with my middle son (who is now six) I visited Masada with my family. I got a chance to see how the Jewish rebels lived many centuries ago atop a mountain overlooking the Dead Sea. This coming Tuesday & Wednesday (March 31 & April 1) […]

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Safe Catch Tuna: Delicious Canned Tuna With Low Mercury That’s Safe for Kids

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Tuna Salad, Tuna Melt, Tuna Casserole, Salad Nicoise…there are so many healthy and delicious dishes you can make with tuna, an omega-3-rich fish that’s loaded with protein. As a pescatarian I live on fish and seafood but I typically go easy on the tuna because it’s high in mercury. I […]

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3rd Season of PBS Kids’ Sci Girls Launches in April 2015

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SciGirls is in the house! And on the street, at the beach and in the park. From their own backyards to a NASA research center, the bright, relatable, real girls featured on the groundbreaking PBS series are seriously into science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. And as a mother to a 7 year old […]

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Dreamworks HOME Cast Event Recap & 5 Reasons to See HOME #DreamWorksHOME

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Last week I had the extreme pleasure of talking to the stars of Dreamworks’ HOME – Steve Martin, Rihanna, Jim Parsons, as well as director Tim Johnston.   Oh, a lovable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an […]

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Get Gorgeous Lips this Spring with Good Earth Beauty Lip Scrubs

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Spring is here, the snow is melting and I’ve traded in my heavy down coat for a lighter jacket. Shedding layers reminds me that now is the perfect time to exfoliate and the one thing I forget to think about is my lips. The lips are very sensitive to the […]

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Joovy Caboose VaryLight ‪#‎VaryLight DOESITALL‬ GIVEAWAY

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I have been in the baby gear space since I started doing reviews in 2007 and Joovy has always been one of my favorite companies. Their signature Caboose tandem stroller continues to evolve and recently they introduced their Caboose VaryLight, which actually grows with your family – literally! It’s perfect because you can configure it several different ways and […]

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Spring Renewal & Gratitude

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Spring got off to a rocky start with the snow in NYC and then I got some bad news yesterday morning that an old friend passed away from cancer. She had fought bravely for over 9 years and leaves behind 3 children.  While I had been frantically wishing and hoping that a certain pixie dusted invite […]

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