Posts Tagged ‘Parsha project’

Parshat Korach: Mateh Aharon

June 21, 2011

“Moses spoke to the children of Israel, and all their chieftains gave him a staff for each chieftain according to their fathers’ houses, [a total of] twelve staffs, and Aaron’s staff was amidst their staffs.”

“And on the following day Moses came to the Tent of Testimony, and behold, Aaron’s staff for the house of Levi had blossomed! It gave forth blossoms, sprouted buds, and produced ripe almonds.”

For Korach, my parsha project is making matot (staffs; singular mateh). The inspiration is a Japanese snack known as “Pocky.” I dipped thin breadsticks in melted pareve chocolate bark. I also used thin pretzels. Any kind of pretzel rod or stick or breadstick will work.

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Parshat Pekudei / Shabbat Shekalim Project: Half Shekel and New Moon Silver and Black Cookies

March 3, 2011

For Parshat Pekudei, Shabbat Shekalim, and Rosh Chodesh, I made silver and black cookies. Some of the cookies were half glazed with white frosting and then sprinkled with silver sprinkles (the half shekels). Some had a mere sliver of silver sprinkle covered white frosting (the new moon). (more…)