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Malkah Scarfs Down Doughnuts Online

By Malkah - Last updated: Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Where Have All the Maccabees Gone?

By Malkah - Last updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011

GENIUS.  Thanks to my mother-in-law, Zhenia Fleisher, for cluing me into this. ————————————– AMERICA’S JEWS AND ISRAEL By Gerald Blidstein From Tradition, Vol. 18 No. I, Summer 1979  “…uphold… ideas long enough, frequently enough, and with inspiration, and some young people are not only going to believe in them, they are going to believe in them […]

Hanukkah’s Coming! Yay!

By Malkah - Last updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Hanukkah’s almost here!  Hooray! Hanukkah is the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem following its successful liberation from powerful Greek occupiers by a fearless Jewish underground militia led by the Maccabee clan. Miraculous events surrounding the emancipation of the Temple from the cruel and idolatrous Greek […]

Mama Rachel, Pray for Us!

By Malkah - Last updated: Monday, November 7, 2011

The sun has descended, bringing in the 11th day of Cheshvan, the yartzeit of our mother Rachel. There are so many traits we may hope that we have inherited from her: her beauty, her determination, her compassion, her strength. Yet of all her lofty characteristics, one is most noteworthy – that is her unremitting, passionate […]

Leah Tells it Like It Is in Rosh Tzurim

By Yishai - Last updated: Monday, July 25, 2011

Of course, here at Kumah, we like to share the poignant moments, the in-depth analysis, the deep spiritual journeys that comprise life in Israel.  But we also like to stick our hands in the dirt and have fun every now and again. So Yishai, Leah and I headed off to Rosh Tzurim, home of the […]

Malkah’s TV Cooking Debut (Sort of)

By Malkah - Last updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011

At last, I have found my true calling – TV cooking personality!  Check out my first ever cooking video, filmed in my kitchen in Jerusalem.  Got Blintzes?

Tomb of Ruth and Jesse Gets Fancier – Kumah is Proud!

By Yishai - Last updated: Monday, June 13, 2011

As you may know, Kumah has been honored to be a part of the restoration and rejuvenation of the Tombs of Ruth and Jesse in Hebron for several years.  We even made a short video about it when we did our first major upgrade of the site.  Click on the pic to view! Now, we […]

How much do you REALLY know about Jerusalem?

By Malkah - Last updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Jerusalem, Capital of the Jewish Heart and Homeland, International Spiritual Superpower, beloved City of Gold.  You love her, you cherish her – but how much do you really KNOW about her? Now you can test your knowledge with Malkah’s fun, festive homemade Jerusalem Day Quiz!  I tracked down some of the most interesting and unknown […]

Welcome to Our New House!

By Yishai - Last updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011

Hi!  As you know if you read my last post, Yishai, Leah and I have moved to Jerusalem.  I am grateful for this growth and learning opportunity, and hope many of you will come over to enjoy some across-the-hall-from-the-Temple-Mount hospitality. Here is a little glimpse at the first days of our new life.  I hope […]

The Kedem Conundrum – Malkah’s Moral Grocery Store Dilemma

By Malkah - Last updated: Monday, April 4, 2011

Mazel Tov to me, I have made aliyah – again.  No, I did not leave the sacred grounds of Israel for the sales racks of New Jersey.  Rather, I recently made a new ascent with my family from beautiful biblical Beit El to the Capital City of Holiness, Jerusalem.  Our big new apartment (relax – […]