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The Perfect Break-The-Fast Dishes For Your Yom Kippur Buffet

Laura Zinn Fromm | Posted 12.02.2014 | Fifty
Laura Zinn Fromm

Yom Kippur is one of those holidays that makes me think about food. It's not supposed to do that, of course. Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement and it's a holiday that should get you thinking about confessing, forgiving and making things right.

Does Judaism Need Gender?

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 09.06.2014 | Religion
Leora Tanenbaum

No, says Haviva Ner-David, most known as the first woman to apply to Yeshiva University's rabbinic ordination program and ten years later to receive private Orthodox rabbinic ordination.

Apple-cranberry Bread Puddings With Rosemary Gelato and Cider-Calvados Reduction

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 02.17.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

I don't know about you, but I can never resist the smell of bread pudding baking in the oven. It's one of those things that can drive you a little mad -- and make you want to dig in before it's cooled down enough to eat.

Turkey-Shaped Pumpkin Challah For Thanksgivukkah

Leah Hadad | Posted 01.26.2014 | Taste
Leah Hadad

My mash-up recipe of choice is subtle and fun: a turkey-shaped pumpkin challah, or, as I like to call it, Turkallah.

Pretzel Challah For Hanukkah

Food52 | Posted 11.21.2013 | Taste
Food52

If it's a good squishy loaf, I can eat it all in one sitting. And, please, hold the crust.

High Challah Days: How I Became a Jew One Loaf at a Time

Leigh McMullan Abramson | Posted 09.05.2013 | Religion
Leigh McMullan Abramson

It didn't matter that I confused Shavuot with Sukkot or had epically bad Hebrew pronunciation or even that I didn't know if I could give up Christmas carols, I could bake a first-rate challah. The rest would work itself out.

Challah Tips and Tricks for Rosh Hashanah

Epicurious | Posted 10.16.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

This year, try making your own Challah.

Report: Big Challah Bakery Was Overrun With Vermin

Posted 07.12.2013 | New York

A major supplier of challah bread based in Long Island has reportedly been plagued by failed health inspections due to vermin. Five Towns Patch rep...

Challah, Beer And Tattoos: The Coachella Shabbat Tent Experience

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 07.03.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Its a major investment of time, people power and resources to pull together in order to create a massive 30 foot-long tent that serves food around the clock in a sea of other tents.

Make Your Own Challah (Then Eat French Toast)

Posted 03.19.2013 | Taste

Alright, everybody, we're hurtling toward Passover, so it's time to talk challah. We know, we know, Passover is the holiday where you are forbidden to...

Challah, 5 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

How baking challah and talking about food changed over five years.

Mom's Challah Recipe

Elissa Bernstein | Posted 11.19.2012 | Taste
Elissa Bernstein

I only fell prey to homesickness once during my semester abroad in Europe -- done in by a bite of bread.

Holiday Breads: an Old Tradition

Pamela Sage Dodson | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Pamela Sage Dodson

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On Pesach Eve: The Muslim and Her Inner Jew

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Qanta Ahmed, MD

This is the prize which each of my Jewish loves - my Jewish teachers, my Rabbi and my Rebbetzin, my Jewish friends, my special Jewish Navigator and every Jewish patient has ultimately taught me: inside every Muslim is an inner Jew.

The Great Divide: Rosh Hashanah My Way

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

The sweet yeasty aroma rising from the blessed creation stimulated my salivary glands and my memory. As I reached toward the loaf to tear off an end my husband tapped my hand as though I were an impetuous child: "No," he said, "You've got to wait for it to cool." I really was back in the kitchen with grandma, being taught the virtue of patience.