Shanah Tovah… from the Maccabeats

We've been waiting for this one! I still love the Chanukah one the best, but this is sweet. Enjoy! … [Read more...]

How to Braid a Round Challah for Rosh Hashana

Earlier this week, I shared my easy method for making a round apple challah for Rosh Hashana. While I love that method and plan to use it for most of our challot, sometimes you need something a little more... impressive. Impressive - but still not … [Read more...]

Smilebox: Make Your Own Rosh Hashana E-Cards for FREE

Last week, a few of us were discussing the merits of paper cards vs. e-cards for Rosh Hashana. Although I love receiving "real" cards - especially since we use them to decorate our Sukkah - I completely appreciate the benefits of e-cards. In fact, I … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up

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If you are in need of a little recipe inspiration for Rosh Hashana, look no further. Here is a round-up of some of the best Rosh Hashana recipes from around the web - many shared by KOAB readers themselves. Rosh Hashana Challah Croation Star-Shaped … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Save for the High Holidays

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Somehow it went from being Rosh Chodesh Elul, to being a week until the start of Rosh Hashana. Does anyone know how that happened?! Two nights ago, I was asked at the class I taught in Detroit how to apply KOAB strategies to saving at the High … [Read more...]

FREE Webinar ~ From Overworked to Overjoyed: How to Plan, Strategize and Enjoy YomTov

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In this one hour, free webinar, learn the best tried and true strategies from Rivkah of Jewish Life Organized and her husband Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin of the Relationship Rabbi for success with your High Holiday planning. Underlying their organizing … [Read more...]

How to Make a Simple Round Apple Challah for Rosh Hashana

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Last year, I shared my favorite apple challah recipe, which admittedly is a bit patchkied. But since Rosh Hashana only comes once a year, I figured it was worth it. Recently, though, a reader asked if I couldn't just make the dough in the bread … [Read more...]

Shell Sheli: 15% Off Rosh Hashana Sale

If you missed out on the sale last week - or just need to pick up a few more shells for the holidays - Shell Sheli is having another great sale on their Kiki Riki shells. Save 10-15% off on all shells in their store. Here's their sale price … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway Week, Day #6: Win $100 CASH from Ebates.com

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Wow! What a week it has been. I hope you're not getting giveaway fatigue from SIX days of giveaways and EIGHT different prizes! Well, good. Because today, you have a chance to win $100 in cash from Ebates.com. (Let me let that sink in for a … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway Week, Day #5: $50 Gift Card to Jewish Gift Place.com (2 Winners!)

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A couple of weeks ago, I asked on Facebook what you would like to win for a Rosh Hashana Giveaway. When a number of you suggested Rosh Hashana Judaica, I knew just the place to go: The Jewish Gift Place. This wonderful online store hosts an … [Read more...]