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Gefilte Fish

Connecting To Your Heritage Through Food

Udi Urman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste
Udi Urman

Clearly Shefi is just one example of young people who find their connection to their heritage through food, and no surprise that the Center for Jewish History is jumping on the bandwagon.

How A Much-Maligned Mushy Fish Ball Can (Maybe) Make A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home

"It's not foie gras and caviar we are talking about," said Naama Shefi, the organizer of possibly the first ever gefilte fish convention. "Gefilte tas...

8 Inventive Recipes Made With Matzo

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

NOTE: These recipes are not for Passover. Right now in supermarkets all over the country, shelves are stacked with boxes of matzo (and we should kn...

Happy-ish New Year

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ellis Weiner

I've discovered that being Jewish can be just as much a cultural practice as a religious one. So, although I no longer go to temple, and I don't go to anyone's house for seder on Passover (unless I'm guilted into it), I am a cultural Jew.

The Atkins "Schmaltz" Diet: Memories of Jewish Food!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

A rabbi recently sent me an amusing email about the Jewish food we all had when young. He made reference to what he amusedly called "The Atkins Schmaltz Diet."

The New Year Begins

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Heirloom tomatoes, ratatouille and butternut squash soup for Rosh Hashannah: The holiday brings home quiet moments in our lives that are otherwise jammed with obligations and fast meals.

Passover Facts: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Passover

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Weiner

If you want to impress your Jewish friends with some cool Passover facts, or if you need some good lines to break the ice with at your Seder, this is for you.