28 Apr/16

Pascha

Today we will try to follow the story of Pascha, the Passover and Easter feasts, which will help to explain why the Christian Orthodox Church celebrates Easter differently than the rest of the Christianity.Continue reading Pascha

27 Apr/16

Matzo

They look a lot like regular crackers and taste like unsalted ones, come in distinctive packaging, are are usually found in the “ethnic/international” section of your local grocery store.Continue reading Matzo

29 Feb/16

Shibboleth

Many of our Word-of-the-day entries include terms that have come to us through Greek or Latin; that derive from Anglo-saxon; or which can be explained by the place of English in the West Germanic family of languages.Continue reading Shibboleth

08 Oct/15

Cider

With cooler weather arriving, many of our minds begin to gravitate towards seasonal food and drink.Continue reading Cider