Ess Gezint: Cook, Pray, Eat Ko...

Mar 17, 2016 by

When Mia Adler Ozair met her Israeli-Iraqi husband-to-be, she was an unadventurous Ashkenazi-American home cook who, as she says, “kept it safe in the kitchen.” All that changed when she met her husband. Both mostly secular in their separate youths, they were observant when they met. She calls him “Rebbe Shaul,” and he calls her his Neshama.

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Ess Gezint: The Kosher Silver ...

Oct 25, 2015 by

Over the years, many kosher cooks—and food writers— have learned to depend on Norene Gilletz, a Canadian-based Certified Culinary Professional whose work on healthy, often low-calorie recipes has been revolutionary. Click here.

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Ess Gezint: Jewish Slow Cooker

Jul 31, 2015 by

Laura Frankel is a professional chef who says she loves her slow cooker, a thermostatically controlled electric countertop appliance that consists of a lid made of metal, glass, or plastic; an insert made of glazed ceramic, metal, or plastic; and a housing unit fitted with a heating element. As a…

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Ess Gezint: Jewish Soul Food f...

Jun 20, 2015 by

ewish Soul Food: Traditional Fare and What It Means by Carol Ungar (Brandeis University Press) is not another “coffee-table” cookbook, almost too beautiful to risk staining in the kitchen. This is a slim paperback with a mission: To showcase the deep link between Jewish foods and Jewish beliefs…

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At the One Israel Fund Dinner,...

Jun 16, 2015 by

Supporters of those who reside in Judea and Samaria must stop begging the UN and other world leaders to protect the Jewish nation,...

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Analyst: It’s Not Shi’ite vs S...

May 27, 2015 by

While most commentators view the current strife in the Islamic world as the continuation of the ancient battle between Shi’ite and...

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“Special in Uniform” Allows Sp...

May 19, 2015 by

Several years ago, when an Israeli commander was asked about the place for special-needs individuals in the IDF, his response was...

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Sephardi Center of Manhattan’s...

May 17, 2015 by

Sephardi Center of Manhattan’s Gala East River Cruise Will Support New Immigrants from Europe Fleeing Antisemitism On Tuesday, May...

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Believers in the Police

May 2, 2015 by

“Believers in the Police” Is the Hesder Yeshiva of the Israeli Police Force, Infusing Faith, Ethics, and Compassion Where None...

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Public Now Seeing Art of Givat...

Jun 2, 2012 by

A few months ago, Israeli artist Moshe Givati passed away exactly as he was planning a brand new exhibition at New York’s Jadite...

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Many “Rabbis for Obama” Suppor...

May 22, 2012 by

President Obama’s re-election campaign announced last month the launch of “Rabbis for Obama,” a group whose stated goal is to rally...

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Discovery of Buried Mikveh Pro...

Apr 14, 2011 by

The report last month that a 166-year-old mikveh, dating from, at the latest, 1845, had been uncovered under the historic Lloyd...

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