My Grandmother’s Recipes: Part 8, Quinoa Pomegranate Salad.



This post takes us to the last two of the four holidays:Sukkot (Sukkos) andSimchat Torah(Simhas Torah). It also concludes my story with the celebration ofSimhas Torahin Moscow Synagogue.

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*20.Leader of All Peoples– one of the multitude of epithets Stalin constructed to refer to himself.

*21.The Big Brother of All Workers– see *20.

*22.Expert of All Languages– see #20.

*23.Machno– Ukrainian anarchist and popular peasant leader of “the Greens,” known for anti-Semitic atrocities.

*24.It was 1935, and 1937 was on its way– the most active years

of Stalin’s purges.

*25.Sher– traditional Jewish dance, from Hebrewshir(song).

During this holiday we are commanded to rejoice, and we do, as you have seen in this funky video. With the first of mySukkos recipes, I wish you, Beautiful People, a joyful holiday…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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