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The code to success: computer science for kids

The code to success: computer science for kids

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What does it take to move your child from consumer to producer of technology?

What do I do if my child gets a bad grade?

What do I do if my child gets a bad grade?

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There’s an undercurrent that runs through most conversations we have with our kids about school. With some families, it’s more explicit: “We expect you to do well, and come home with As and Bs on your report card.” With other families, it’s less so, but still implied: “We expect you to go to school each day and give it your best effort, no matter what.”

Just add chocolate

Just add chocolate

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I am serious about chocolate: dark, semisweet or bittersweet chocolate with at least 72 percent cocoa. None of that milk or, God forbid, white chocolate for me.

Hail to kale

Hail to kale

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“Which kind of kale is better?” I asked the produce manager of the food store where I shop. I was holding curly kale (the most common variety) and lacinato kale (also called Tuscan or dinosaur kale).

The code to success: computer science for kids

The code to success: computer science for kids

Posted:

What does it take to move your child from consumer to producer of technology?

What do I do if my child gets a bad grade?

What do I do if my child gets a bad grade?

Posted:

There’s an undercurrent that runs through most conversations we have with our kids about school. With some families, it’s more explicit: “We e…

Just add chocolate

Just add chocolate

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I am serious about chocolate: dark, semisweet or bittersweet chocolate with at least 72 percent cocoa. None of that milk or, God forbid, white…

Hail to kale

Hail to kale

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“Which kind of kale is better?” I asked the produce manager of the food store where I shop. I was holding curly kale (the most common variety)…

Israeli film ‘Abulele’ gets US release

Israeli film ‘Abulele’ gets US release

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Ten-year-old Adam is lonely. At home, in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat Massuah, his parents — still grieving for Adam’s older brother, w…

Appetizers always a hit

Appetizers always a hit

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By the time you get around to “the meal” after the matzah and charoses and egg and gefilte fish and chopped liver and the chicken soup, seriou…

Jewish designer has royal hit on her hands

Jewish designer has royal hit on her hands

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From Twitter to Facebook, from Ireland’s Independent to Vanity Fair, people were talking about Meghan Markle’s shirt.

A dinner for even the most finicky eater

A dinner for even the most finicky eater

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We hosted a dinner guest last week who was on a complicated and restricted diet. He was undergoing a 30-day allergy testing period due to a va…

Nurse practitioner: tips for a healthy camp experience

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If you’ve already decided where your children will be attending camp this summer, it’s time to think about how best to prepare them for a fun,…

Top 5 things to know about Jewish day camp

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You’re starting to think about summer and what you’re going to do with the kids for two-plus months — er, we mean, how you're going to provide…

More than fun and sun: Jewish summer programs encourage tikkun olam

More than fun and sun: Jewish summer programs encourage tikkun olam

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Anath Hartmann | Contributing Writer

Grain expectations

Grain expectations

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I’ve been playing around with whole grains lately and, prompted by an impulse buy at the farmers market when I saw a new merchant shivering in…

Indian spice is nice in desserts

Indian spice is nice in desserts

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My book group prioritizes literature, food and wine more or less equally when we plan our monthly meetings. This month, we read the new Arundh…

Comfort food after a funeral

Comfort food after a funeral

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Sadly I’ve gone to several funerals lately. Fortunately, I didn’t lose a close relative or friend, but this gave me the chance to see the food…

A colonoscopy is a crystal ball for your health

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Have you ever just wished for a crystal ball, an opportunity to peer into the future for a concrete fact to help make a decision? Does this 60…

Jewish-owned nonprofit helps vulnerable animals

Jewish-owned nonprofit helps vulnerable animals

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When the deadly respiratory infection Streptococcus zooepidemicus — commonly known as “strep zoo” — was discovered in an East Valley location …

The J’s milk + honey now offers kosher sit-down dinner service

The J’s milk + honey now offers kosher sit-down dinner service

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How does a cocktail sound the next time you finish working out?

Former Suns star launches new Israeli line of Passover wine

Former Suns star launches new Israeli line of Passover wine

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Former Phoenix Suns star star Amar’e Stoudemire effused over his new line of kosher-for-Passover wines, grown and produced in Israel.

‘Modest Runway’: Q&A with Orthodox fashion blogger Rebecca Brown

‘Modest Runway’: Q&A with Orthodox fashion blogger Rebecca Brown

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Fashionista Rebecca Brown, 27, is the author of a fresh and popular style blog called “The Modest Runway.”