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Passover meringues and breakfast soufflé

More delicious Passover recipes from local cooking expert Alyce Baker.



  • 6 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups fine sugar
  • 4 Tbsp cocoa
  • Melted bittersweet chocolate


Turn oven to 225 F
Line 2 baking sheets with pa…

Thoughts on Returning From Israel

Photo: Since 1988, “Women of the Wall” has fought for women's right to pray collectively and aloud with Torah scrolls, tallitot, and tefillin at the Kotel. The women in Rabbi Mikelberg's group were blocked from approaching the wall but did their best to pray. 


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Make-ahead Passover side dish

Passover is three weeks away. That’s right – just three weeks away. This is a holiday that requires preparations, from cleaning and shopping and preparing for the seder. For this reason, finding delicious recipes you can prepare ahead can feel life-saving.

To help you plan, the Ottawa …

Ottawa welcomes first Jewish Sens player since 1993

Hockey aficionado Irv Osterer shares a history of Ottawa’s Jewish professional hockey players as he welcomes newly acquired defenceman Jakob Chychrun.

The Ottawa Senators hockey team recently acquired defenceman Jakob Chychrun, who is a dual American-Canadian citizen of Ukrainian and Jewi…

How an Ottawa Rabbi brought joy to Ukrainian Jews at Chanukah

Photo: A Ukraine woman showed Rabbi Mendelsohn a piece of bread she had saved. It was the last morsel of food she and her son had in their home for three days and yet each refused to eat it begging the other one to have it instead. She saved it as a trophy of love and devotion. 


It …