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Honey Cake Recipe

Majestic and Moist New Year's Honey Cake Courtesy of epicurious.com Serves –10 INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup vegetable oil 1 cup honey 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup warm coffee or strong tea 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1/4 cup rye or whisky (see Note) 1/2 cup slivered or sliced almonds (optional) Special Equipment I like this cake best baked in a 9-inch angel food cake pan, but you can also make… Read More  ➔

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A Letter From Senior Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig

Dear Friends, The High Holy Days are upon us and we turn our thoughts to what our tradition calls a “Cheshbon haNefish” – an accounting of the soul in which we assess our lives and determine how and what we must change. This year, I am writing to share some recent health news that will require some considerable changes in my life. A little over a week ago, after officiating at an August 18 wedding, I experienced extreme dizziness and my doctor recommended an MRI. That MRI revealed that I had suffered a minor stroke. … Read More  ➔

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The President's Blog

I hope each of you is enjoying a relaxing and restorative summer! I am honored, humbled, and delighted to begin my term as President of Washington Hebrew Congregation — a truly amazing institution that means so much to my family and me.Read More  ➔