Tag Archives: Congregation Kehillath Israel
Shavuot 2015

Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot

  Join hundreds of friends and neighbors for a unique educational and cultural experience at the 7th Annual Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot in Brookline. Learn, discuss, eat and shmooze all night long. From singing to Sermon Slam and hummus to chumash, this night is not to be missed! We again offer a variety of traditional and […]


Cheesecake as we know it

What is cheesecake? In the fourth century BCE, Greeks prepared griddle cakes with curd cheese, flour and honey. The Romans also made cheesecakes on a griddle, although some were baked in a crust. In late medieval Italy, cakes were made from curd cheese, milk, eggs, sugar, butter and ginger that were similar to a cheese tart, […]