(The Nosher) When you look at the menus of the new Jewish restaurants opening around the country, the dishes most often focus on smoked meat sandwiches, hand-rolled bagels topped with colorful vegetables and cured fish, and the uber-popular (and super Instagram-able) shakshuka. Foods like tongue, herring, or borscht? Not so much. Except at...
Tamar Zeitlin is an artist that shared a post on her Facebook page that was heartwarming and went viral in a short time. In the Mamilla Pedestrian Mall as she sat having an ice cream a group of 50 young men and women in their IDF soldier uniforms passed...
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (JTA) — For most matzah bakeries, Passover is their lifeline and only claim to financial viability. After the weeklong holiday, during which Jews are commanded to consume matzah to commemorate their ancestors’ hurried flight out of Egypt, demand for the famously tasteless cracker drops sharply. Except, that is, in the...
(The Nosher) Drive down any main highway in Israel on a Saturday, and you’re bound to run into a makeshift jachnun stand on the side of the road. The best-known food of the Yemenite Jewish community has now become a part of mainstream Israeli cuisine, along with a whole host of...
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 7 large egg yolks ½ cup sugar 1⁄3 cup plus 2 Tbsp sweet Marsala wine 8 oz. cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup brewed coffee or espresso ¼ cup rum 5 sheets of matzo, broken into 2-inch pieces 2 Tbsp unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder Directions Bring a...
We know everyone loves to glorify homemade hummus over the store-bought variety. But not everyone has time to make hummus at home. Or even wants to. And there are some truly authentic-tasting, super creamy hummus varieties you can buy at the supermarket. We taste-tested and researched and here’s our list...
Who doesn’t have a few extra boxes of half eaten cereal erev Pesach? Take a look at these cool ways to use up your chometz in record time. Victoria Dwek has come up with 4 different unexpected ways you can use cereal- ways both you and your kids will...
PHO-MEN. That's the name of a pioneering new restaurant opening in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood that is presented as the first ever authentic kosher Asian noodle house. Slated to formally open mid-February on Troy Avenue, it promises to bring authentic, traditional Vietnamese and Japanese cuisine to the kosher world, without the...
A Jewish star hangs around Hanna Mendez' neck as she tends to business in her Teaneck store. But Mendez, who recently took over Cedar Lane's Pizzalicious — and added frozen yogurt section Berrylicious to it — is not Jewish: She was born and raised a Christian in Mexico. Working at the kosher...
You will need: 2 12-inch loaf pans For the Dough: ½ cup warm water 2¼ tsp. dry yeast 1 tsp. sugar 5 cups flour ¼ cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup sugar 1 ¼ cup butter/margarine 2 eggs 1 egg white 3 tbsp. vanilla extract 1. Place the warm water, yeast and 1 tsp. sugar in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together...
Led by the Chinuch staff, check out these great photos of the Chalah Bake. Great job Camp Kaylie!
Somebody Jewish must be working for the Starbucks website. The site includes description pages for each of their products, including the Plain Bagel. Included on the page are nutrition facts. What appears under the list of calories, however, might surprise you. In case you're skeptical, this is real. You can check...
The following recipe comes from yourjstory.com If you or your parents or grandparents grew up in Morocco you may be familiar with this Purim delicaly called Fijuelas, which are delicious sweet fried dough treats. Jews from Morocco eat this every Purim and also after fast days, like Yom Kippur. It...
(The Nosher) Babka is nearly a weekly occurrence in my house, and I can think of few things better. But it’s not just me: Babka has really been getting the recognition it deserves all over the country, making appearances everywhere from artisanal bakeries to Jewish delis and even high-end restaurants. My babka recipe...
This short and sweet video from the IDF is the final taste of Pesach we all need before we launch into the last day(s) of Yom Tov Pesach. The "Stomp" style video shows different aspects of Pesach and their accompanying sound-effects re-edited into a new kosher for Passover beat. Watch...


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