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Every Rosh Hashana, families gather at two festive evening meals, replete with round challah, apples and honey and more. While apples and honey are the beloved simanim (signs) of the first night of Rosh Hashana, along with dates, fish, leeks, carrots, squash along with different additional traditions for different families, […]
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Metro Atlanta’s Kosher BBQ Festival returns to the suburb of Dunwoody this October, celebrating its 8th year. With kosher ribs, chicken, brisket and chili on tap, the 4,000 expected attendees will enjoy the largest barbecue competition in the southeast. The festival was featured in the film No Pork on the […]
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“I live in New York,” I said to myself. “It’s the easiest place in the world to keep kosher besides some cities in Israel.” Though I was just a high school student, and most of my family was not religious, I took it upon myself to keep kosher. Being Jewish […]
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Now that the public has seen some (or all) of Netflix’s new series, My Unorthodox Life, the people who know Julia Haart (Talia Hendler) are coming out of the woodwork to clarify that this show is almost more fiction than it is true. This family, while in the blackhat world, was […]
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Israeli businessman Isaac Yosef, the operator of the sole kosher bakery in all of San Francisco, is a standout for another heartwarming reason: he is known for giving second chances to formerly incarcerated individuals by hiring them as employees. Also known as “Lifer Bakery,” Frena Bakery is famous for its […]
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Chief executive of Mission Barns, Eitan Fischer, grew up in Israel. It was growing up there that inspired his company’s mission: “Making the world’s first kosher pork ever, that would be exciting.” While they are one of several companies creating lab-grown meat in the quest for the elusive kosher bacon, […]
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Sylvia Fallas, private chef, food educator and recipe developer, shares how to bring Syrian delicacies to anyone’s Pesach. The post Sephardi Flavors That Ashkenazi Jews Can Enjoy on Pesach appeared first on Jew In The City.
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Dear JITC- Doesn’t kosher for Passover bread defeat the purpose of Pesach? Thank you, Ron Dear Ron- To answer this question, I’d like to quote a 1973 episode of The Brady Bunch, “Greg Gets Grounded.” When Mike and Carol Brady discover that their oldest son, Greg, was driving irresponsibly, they […]
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Tofutti founder David Mintz passed away last week at the age of 89. After buying a gallon of tofu in New York’s Chinatown in 1972, Brooklyn-raised David Mintz’s life changed, Within 12 years, he had started a non-dairy revolution, an industry which will soon be worth more than $1.2 billion […]
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The trend to try out a vegan or plant-based lifestyle as a New Years’ Resolution has become a movement and celebration called Veganuary. Although Rav Avraham Yitzchak Kook is quoted as saying that the Garden of Eden was a vegan paradise, the perception of kosher food as brisket, deli, and […]
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