Sweet Black Pepper Herring

This fresh and peppery herring was inspired by Rav Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (Bird-itch-of) (1740-1809). Born in the town of Husakiv (Goo-saw-cove), now Ukraine. Rav Levi was known to be…

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Tetzaveh 5776

We begin this week’s Parsha with a command from HaShem to Moshe; “The Children of Israel should bring to You (Moshe) pure olive oil, crushed for illumination.”(Shemos 27:20) The Gemara…

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Shaking the heavens

Outside the windows of the shul, the sun was sinking behind the trees, daylight was slowly fading away. Yom Kippur was almost over, and Rav Levi was desperate. He saw…

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