Moroccan chicken with dates

*Tu Bishvat  is a  Jewish minor holiday, usually falling around January.  I always liked when this holiday came around because my classmates brought dried fruits and nuts to class.  Finally a holiday with a healthy theme!  I always gained a couple pounds during Hannukah when you’re supposed to eat donuts.   Consider this recipe kosher for Tu Bishvat. Ingredients 1 chicken (3-4 lbs),…

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Israel: A Sin Against God?

by Mark Tooley, IRD.org Leftist church prelates in the United States continue to rally on behalf of the Kairos Palestinian Document of 2009. The document was crafted by Palestinian Christians bemoaning the Nakba (“catastrophe”) of Israel’s founding and condemning the West for not recognizing Hamas. At the same time, the document calls Israel’s so-called occupation…

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