Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775
In recent years, Israeli restaurants have come into their own, but replicating those tasty and exotic dishes has not been easy for the home chef. Now, with the publication of What's Cooking? at Hadassah College in Jerusalem, that task has been made much easier. The educational institution -- located in the heart of Jerusalem and sponsored by Hadassah: The Women's...
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As opposed to, watch your weight, for the High Holidays
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
While Rosh Hashanah is one of Judaism's most joyous holidays, it's also the start of a series of celebrations and sumptuous meals, and a challenge for people trying to maintain their weight. This is especially true for observant Jews who, by the end of Sukkot's eight days, might consume about 20 holiday meals, if you include Shabbat dinners and lunches,...
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War and wine -- even that pairing has a story these days. "It seems like we survived a real threat that may have ruined our harvest," declared Sasson Ben-Aharon, chief winemaker for Binyamina wineries. Their vineyards are located in Binyamina, between Haifa and Hadera on Israel's western coast, cities that were under attack by some of the 3,000 rockets discharged...
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Fire up the kitchen; it's Mexican tonight!
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For Mexican families, food is a celebration. And though society and eating habits have changed in Mexico as in the rest of the world, the real dishes eaten everyday are rooted in tradition. Chiles, onions, tomatillos, cilantro, Mexican oregano and thyme -- to name just a few -- all impart a specific vibrancy to Mexican fare. Hot, piquant sauces dominate...
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It comes every week -- whether we're ready or not
Of all the Jewish holy days, 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, celebration and festivity. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing...
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