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Passover Cooking from Kugels to Cakes

Holidays
Passover

Passover Cooking from Kugels to Cakes

by Libby Barnea

Noted kosher baker Paula Shoyer has expanded her kitchen routine beyond desserts and breads and into the world of global fusion geared specifically to the...

Our Four Cups Runneth Over

Holidays
Passover

Our Four Cups Runneth Over

by Libby Barnea

The winemakers behind the celebrated Covenant kosher label are out with a beautiful, vino-inspired cookbook, just in time for Passover....

Passover Gift Guide 2015: Colors of Spring

Holidays
Passover

Passover Gift Guide 2015: Colors of Spring

by Leah Finkelshteyn

Passover is sometimes known as Hag Ha-aviv, the festival of spring. Evoke the hues and warmth of the season when you shop for gifts this year—particularly welcome...

Passover Reading: Haggadas and More

Books
Non-fiction

Passover Reading: Haggadas and More

by Zelda Shluker

As Passover approaches, I am always curious to see if there is a new blockbuster haggada. I didn’t find one this year but there is...

Good as Gold: Barbara Wolff's Illuminated Manuscripts

Arts
Exhibit

Good as Gold: Barbara Wolff's Illuminated Manuscripts

by Barbara Trainin Blank

Artist Barbara Wolff employs rich gold, silver and platinum foils on vellum with imagery from nature, archeology and religious custom to create sumptuously detailed religious...

Motherhood in Hebrew, Apple Pie in Greek

Hadassah
President's Column

Motherhood in Hebrew, Apple Pie in Greek

by Marcie Natan

The openness and variety of Passover celebrations today are part of the Jewish renaissance that has accompanied the development of modern Israel and the advance...

Avignon

The Jewish Traveler
Feature

Avignon

by Jules B. Farber

Better known as the alternate address for popes in the 14th century, Avignon was in fact those same Christian religious leaders who offered refuge to...

Modern Hamantaschen and Other Savory Tweaks

Holidays
Purim

Modern Hamantaschen and Other Savory Tweaks

by Adeena Sussman

Many of the "modern" adjustments in author Leah Koenig's new cookbook are subtle, but the results to classics like roasted chicken, schav and gefilte fish...

Retracing Old Footsteps

Wider World
Feature

Retracing Old Footsteps

by Rahel Musleah

The stories of b’nei anousim—descendents of Jews forced to live as Christians in Spain and Portugal—are anguished, joyous, passionate and soul-filling....

The Blessing of Comic Relief

Family
Feature

The Blessing of Comic Relief

by Nancy Kelton

My niece through marriage died two years ago at age 40. We sat shiva at her brother’s house in Needham, Massachusetts. His 6-year-old daughter helped...

What's in a Name?

Wider World
Feature

What's in a Name?

by Andrée Aelion Brooks

Once upon a time, Jews lived in the medieval hilltop village of Ayllón, 90 miles north of Madrid. Expelled from Spain in 1492, there was...

Finding Freedom Within Ourselves: Righteous Women in the Bible

Being Jewish
Commentary

Finding Freedom Within Ourselves: Righteous Women in the Bible

by Tamar Frankiel

“In the merit of righteous women, our ancestors were redeemed from Egypt” (Talmud, Sotah 11b). Our Sages are pointing to the acts of Miriam, the sister...

Feeling Is Believing

Arts
Dance

Feeling Is Believing

by Rahel Musleah

The dancers in Sadeh21 appear onstage one by one, moving with a limber, spider-like gait, simultaneously sharp and fluid. As the 21 scenes (or fields, English...

New Oral Treatment for Gaucher Disease

Health + Medicine
Quick Scan

New Oral Treatment for Gaucher Disease

by Randi O'Connor

Gaucher is the most common Jewish genetic disease, and for its sufferers, treatment, up until now, has been burdensome....

Ben-Gurion to Beantown

The Jewish Traveler
Wanderings

Ben-Gurion to Beantown

by Libby Barnea

El Al Israel Airlines will soon begin nonstop service between Tel Aviv and Boston....

Say 'I Do'—Then Visit Israel

Being Jewish
Ritual

Say 'I Do'—Then Visit Israel

by Randi O'Connor

Low-cost honeymoon trips to Israel aim to welcome young Jewish couples to their local Jewish communities....

Joshua Nelson

Being Jewish
Personality

Joshua Nelson

by Amy Klein

This musician’s levity and humor are in service of a deeper message: taking every piece of who he is and recognizing it—the African-American and the...

When Our Enemy Fights Our Enemy

Israeli Scene
News + Politics

When Our Enemy Fights Our Enemy

by Jonathan Spyer

January 11. The Syrian civil war is measurably the greatest disaster to hit the Levant since the end of World War II. It has led to...

Bunk Mentality

American View
Life + Style

Bunk Mentality

by Rahel Musleah

A new initiative from the Foundation for Jewish Camp, called BunkConnect, is making it easier for families to afford Jewish camps....

The Betrayers: A Novel

Books
Fiction

The Betrayers: A Novel

by Stewart Kampel

Set in Crimea, this books relates a story that is simple on its surface but deeply scrutinizes ethical judgments, even though the events transpire in...