21 Best Jewish Engagement Party Gift Ideas You Can Find in 2017

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Going to a Jewish engagement party, are we?

You must be thinking:

“What gift should I bring the sweet Jewish couple?”

Lucky for you, it’s not a wedding gift we’re talking about here…

You don’t need to break the bank for a Jewish engagement gift.

Yet, I’m guessing you’re still looking for a unique & affordable engagement gift.

Don’t worry, that’s what this gift guide is for – to help you find the best Jewish engagement gift ideas for the engagement party (also known as vort) you’ve been invited to.

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46 Best Traditional & Unique Jewish Wedding Gift Ideas in 2017

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So… You’re about to attend a special Jewish wedding of a very special someone.

And let me guess…

You’re looking for some special Jewish wedding gift ideas for the special event…

Am I right?

Of course if it’s just any other Jewish wedding, you can buy something off their gift registry (which often are the best gifts), or you could give them money (cash or check) in duplicates of 18 and call it a day.

But I’m guessing you’re looking for something a little more sentimental… a bit more personal… and way better.

If that’s the case, then this wedding gift guide is for you.

You’re about to discover a whole new world of wedding gift wonders…

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Easy Matzo Toffee Brittle Recipe for Passover

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After writing about delicious, salty matzo balls, it’s time to make something sweet for dessert.

This easy matzo toffee brittle recipe is a delicious Seder chocolate-based dessert (just make sure to use margarine instead of butter), and can also be stored for the entire week of Passover!

Because who the hell needs chometz when you have a delicious chocolate toffee matzo crack?

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Best Traditional Passover Brisket (Cooked-in-Oven) Recipe

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So, cooking for the Passover Seder are we?

Because you know that by the time everyone finishes reading the Haggadah and opening all the Passover gifts, they’ll be as hungry as Bne Israel were in the desert.

This calls for a special case of our traditional Jewish Passover brisket, cooked easily in the oven.

Not sure how to cook a Passover brisket?

Don’t worry, I’m here to help.

Because there’s so much Matzo balls you can eat during the Seder, right?

Right… put on your favorite music in the background, and let’s get cooking.

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Best Easy Matzo Balls Chicken Soup Recipe

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What is a Passover Seder table worth without some traditional Jewish matzo ball chicken soup?

Matzo balls (or matzo kleis if you’re Yiddish) is what many people consider their favorite Kosher for Passover meal.

It’s kind of “expected” during Passover:

  • Your kids probably expect it. Because what else will they eat when they can’t eat their favorite Chometz food for a week? 
  • Your guests definitely expect it, especially since they probably brought you some great Passover gifts.
  • And let’s face it – even you’re probably looking forward to it, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this.

So if you’re going to cook this Passover, there’s no way I’m going to let you skip matzo balls this Pesach. 

Don’t worry if you’re not sure how to make matzo ball soup yet, soon enough you’ll be making it from scratch and you’ll discover how easy it is. 

Let’s get cooking. 

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Jewish Wedding Traditions & Rituals – Demystified

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So you’re headed for a Jewish wedding.

Mazel Tov!

It’s a bit different than the weddings you’ve probably been to… 

It involves unique & traditional wedding gifts, different rituals, customs and traditions you probably haven’t seen before.

So if it’s your first time attending a Jewish wedding, then you should know what you’re up against so you won’t scratch your head all night wondering what the hell is going on.

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Passover Apple Cake with Pecans Recipe

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One of the fun things about Passover (besides the seder and the Passover gifts) is that you get to cook things you normally wouldn’t have thought about during the rest of the year.

And obviously if you’re making things for the seder, then you get to satisfy a lot of people after all that maror they just had.

That’s where this delicious Passover apple pecan cake, written and shared with us by Denise from Jewish Cookery, comes in.

It’s sweet, it’s delicious and it’s parve, so you can serve it as a seder dessert with tea.

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