Gifting Cookbooks and Menu Suggestions

Holidays
Hanukka

Gifting Cookbooks and Menu Suggestions

by Libby Barnea

This roundup of the latest kosher and Jewish-inspired cookbooks provides us with holiday recipes as well as gift ideas....

The Recipes: Hanukka by the Book

Holidays
Hanukka

The Recipes: Hanukka by the Book

by Libby Barnea

What to cook for your holiday celebrations, from churros and Sefardic honey puffs to meat latkes and stuffed potato meat latkes....

2014 Hanukka Gift Guide: Sweet, Sweet Holiday

Holidays
Hanukka

2014 Hanukka Gift Guide: Sweet, Sweet Holiday

by Leah Finkelshteyn

While Hanukka brings an abundance of options for any gift-giver, the highlights of this year’s gift list are sumptuous, beautiful—and yummy—confections now available for holiday consumption....

Anita Diament on The Red Tent Miniseries

Arts
Television

Anita Diament on The Red Tent Miniseries

by Zelda Shluker

The best-selling author's groundbreaking novel has been adapted from the small screen by Lifetime TV and stars Minnie Driver, Debra Winger and Rebecca Ferguson....

The Maccabees in 5775

Hadassah
President's Column

The Maccabees in 5775

by Marcie Natan

Hanukka, which begins on December 16, teaches us the importance of self-defense and of staying true to our ideals. The Maccabees led a rebellion against...

In Memoriam: Charley J. Levine

Hadassah
Personality

In Memoriam: Charley J. Levine

by Alan M. Tigay

Every print edition of Hadassah Magazine since September 2002 has included an interview conducted by our globe-trotting reporter Charley J. Levine....

Chicken, Centerpiece of a Jewish Table

Food
Recipe

Chicken, Centerpiece of a Jewish Table

by Adeena Sussman

A beautiful roast chicken has been the featured star of Friday night dinners for generations...

Houston

The Jewish Traveler
Feature

Houston

by Esther Hecht

Everything is Texas's most populous city is big—from its sprawl across the southeast corner of the state to its 50,000-strong Jewish community....

Breasts and Blessings

Family
Feature

Breasts and Blessings

by Deborah Fineblum

I just got a call from my health insurance company informing me that it was time for a mammogram. “I really don’t need one,” I...

Liz Claman

American View
Personality

Liz Claman

by Charley J. Levine

Meet the Emmy Award-winning business journalist and television host and learn about her childhood memories of a year spent in Jerusalem and her general investing...

Moments from a Century

Hadassah
Feature

Moments from a Century

Remembrances from longtime writers and contributors to Hadassah Magazine, including covering the miraculous operations that brought Jews from the Soviet Union and Ethiopia to Israel....

Hadassah Magazine @ 100: An Odyssey from WWI to www

Hadassah
Feature

Hadassah Magazine @ 100: An Odyssey from WWI to www

For much of 1917, Palestine was in limbo. Ottoman authorities had expelled non-Turkish citizens, including many Jewish residents and most foreign aid workers. Between America’s...

Miriam Adelson

American View
Personality

Miriam Adelson

by Rahel Musleah

Outspoken support for Israel and a commitment to fostering the next generation of active Zionists lie at the core of this billionaire philanthropist’s beliefs....

Borders and Nations

Wider World
Feature

Borders and Nations

by Gershom Gorenberg

Post-World War I, much of the world’s map changed as multinational empires collapsed and independent nation-states were formed....

Books for the Littlest Jewish Readers

Books
Feature

Books for the Littlest Jewish Readers

by Gloria Goldreich

Kar-Ben Publisher’s new releases include charmingly told and illustrated books on themes designed to delight the youngest readers. Here is a sampling....

Books for Early Readers and Preteens

Books
Feature

Books for Early Readers and Preteens

by Gloria Goldreich

New titles of Jewish interest geared to young readers abound, ranging from intricately crafted graphic novels to engaging chapter books on varied and challenging topics....

Democracy, Judaism and War

Being Jewish
Commentary

Democracy, Judaism and War

by Gil Troy

American democracy originated in the Torah’s egalitarian nature and just aspirations....

Writing on the Wall

Arts
Feature

Writing on the Wall

by Rahel Musleah

Last November, Newark street artist Getlostalot spray-painted his name on the gun of an abandoned Syrian tank in the Golan Heights. Getlostalot who, like many other...

Fast Forward, Slow Backward: The Future of Israel's Public Transportation

Israeli Scene
Life + Style

Fast Forward, Slow Backward: The Future of Israel's Public Transportation

by Rochelle Furstenberg

In Israel as well as in other parts of the world cars that inch along crowded highways, sit in traffic jams and spew out noxious...

Managing ADHD at Hadassah Hospital

Hadassah
Feature
Health + Medicine
Feature

Managing ADHD at Hadassah Hospital

by Wendy Elliman

In the United States, more than a quarter of the children affected by it are expelled from school for disruptive behavior and over a third...