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The most common question I get at our weekly community Shabbos meals is, “You must have spent all week cooking for this!” I always explain that in fact, I only cook on Friday mornings because I don’t like to spend my entire week cooking. To make this possible, I’ve adopted […]
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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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Despite the treaty between the United Arab Emirates and Israel coming through last year, relations were already established within the country via the fusion cuisine of Elli Kriel. A trained sociologist, she has lived in the country since 2013 and first served kosher food to tourists from her home kitchen. […]
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Brooklyn’s Izzy’s Smokehouse might be one of the only barbecue joints serving kosher meats, but it doesn’t stop chef and owner Sruli “Izzy” Eidelman from consistently garnering praise. Their pulled beef tacos, sandwiches and fries bring hungry meat-lovers from all over, and their brisket and smoked fried chicken sandwiches consistently […]
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On Your Mark with Allison Josephs Too many people never saw Torah’s beauty. Allison Josephs helps them discover it. Allison Josephs launched Jew in the City and its initiative, Project Makom, an outreach organization that works to reverse negative associations of frum Jews. The Unlikely Journey of a 16-Year-Old Baseball […]
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Coronavirus is taking a toll on most of planet earth. Along with many industries, the hospitality business, and the restaurant business in particular, has taken a huge hit from the new reality of the Covid-19 pandemic. Upscale kosher restaurant, NoBo Wine and Grill’s beautiful ambiance has not been enjoyed since […]
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The last decade has seen two major consumer trends: an increased desire for convenience and an increased desire to be healthy and know what’s in your food. Delivery meal kit services like Blue Apron and Hello Fresh were born out of the marriage of these two consumer demands and are […]
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An Improbable Relic of Auschwitz: a Shofar That Defied the Nazis The daughter of a Holocaust survivor has brought forward a ram’s horn trumpet and her father’s account of the power of belief amid death. He described for his family how, despite the danger, this shofar, or ceremonial ram’s horn, […]
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Orthodox Jews Sick of Being ‘Photographed Like Animals’ by Tourists Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents are fed up with tourists who swarm their insular neighborhoods by the busload — all to gawk at their clothing and customs. “People snap pictures of you like you’re on some sort of display — like […]
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How to Be Frum at Queens College You grew up in modern Orthodox Teaneck. You went to one of the half dozen modern Orthodox elementary schools nearby, then to a yeshiva high school, and then to a gap year at an Israeli yeshiva. Now you’re on campus. Finally, Manhattan Gets […]
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