Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
(When the holiday trims down a bit)
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
With gas prices soaring - and train and airline fares skyrocketing - folks in some U.S. metropolitan areas may soon be forking over nearly 10 percent of their salary to get to work. And for the first time in many years, traveling to celebrate Thanksgiving with family is now a serious consideration. But all over America, folks will still celebrate...
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The real star of Thanksgiving dinner
By:
Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Attention, holiday-goers: The spirit of feasting lies in the stuffing! Though the roast may be grand and the good china gleaming, it is not in such opulence alone that a meal takes on the charisma of something regal. But load a bird with apples and sage, cornbread and cranberries, or wild rice and mushrooms, and let the feast begin! Especially...
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By:
Douglas M. Bloomfield, JE Feature
An old alliance has taken an unusual - and tasty - turn. Israeli-Lebanese ties have a new flavor that is actually centuries old - as old as King Hiram of Tyre, Lebanon and King Solomon of Jerusalem, and as new as the 21st century. At the center of this alliance is arak, arguably the most popular drink in the Middle...
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By:
Dave Gordon, JE Feature
Marty Kairey, a resident of New Jersey who is commercially brewing his very own liqueur, also wants to bring an old-country drink to the tables of the new country. That drink is called arak - a Middle Eastern delicacy with a long history, being sold under the brand name "Zachlawi." And it is arriving as a stylish drink in a...
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Of all the various Jewish holidays, the Sabbath is the oldest, and the only one specifically referred to in the Ten Commandments. From the Hebrew word shabbat , "to rest," the Sabbath is a time to spend with the family in peace, a festive celebration. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing of...
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