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This is not your grandmother’s Pesach. It’s also not your mother’s or even ours as we remember it not too long ago. The basics are still there — matzo, potatoes and eggs — but there’s much more and greater variety, in almost unimaginable permutations and combinations. more
Fifty years ago, leaders of the Chabad movement tasked Rabbi Moshe Lazar of Milan with supervising the local production and export of the Calabria etrog … more
Among traditional food customs related to Rosh Hashanah, the most well-known might be the dipping of apples in honey. And while a classic apple pie or cake is a lovely way to commemorate our hopes … more
Despite isolation from their Jewish brethren around the world for millennia, Ethiopian Jews have coveted the universal Jewish dream of celebrating Rosh Hashanah “next year in … more
The tale of a challah-baking Jewish giant, by one of the country’s most prominent children’s book writers, is among a crop of delightful new books for kids published just in time for the … more
“The perception is that Passover is so expensive,” remarked Gourmet Glatt purchasing manager Howie Klagsburn, referring to the eight page Pesach circular that will reach every household this weekend consistent with the store’s Pesach opening and offerings. “The fact is you can’t buy many of the items at these prices during the year.” more
CASALE MONFERRATO, Italy — It’s always Chanukah in this picturesque town in northern Italy’s Piedmont region, where Jews have lived for more than 500 years, reaching a peak of 850 … more
AMSTERDAM — As one of Europe’s oldest and most impressive Jewish buildings, this city’s Portuguese Synagogue is known far and wide for its majestic beauty. Built in 1675 for the … more
Nachum Segal brought his popular JM in the AM radio program to Cedarhurst on Wednesday, airing three hours of upbeat pre-holiday banter and music from a portable studio in front of ChapANosh in … more
Part of the charm of Sukkot is the shuk arba minim, the chaos of the lulav and etrog market. The narrow window of time for this ad hoc religio-enterprenuerial market is just as soon as Yom Kippur … more
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