Sephardim Real and Imagined: A Response to “Many Sephardic Jews Aren’t Actually ‘Sephardic’” by Alex Beider
In an interview with a local Jerusalem weekly newspaper, the renowned Israeli historian of the Hasidic movement Dr. Isaac Alfasi
Freedom and Kitniyot For All!
In 1989 the Law Committee of the Rabbinical Assembly of Israel issued a responsum to the question Ashkenazi Jews ask every Passover: “Why are we not permitted to eat
Gooey, Hot Chocolate Pudding
— by Margo Sugarman When rain is crashing down outside and the temperatures plummet, nothing can make one forget about the weather like a hot, gooey chocolate pudding.
Colonial American Food
Philadelphia, the city of almonds, pomegranates, olive oil, chick peas, lentils, dates, grapes, and fava beans? Thanks to the Jews who first settled the
Bruce Springsteen Exhibit at the National Constitution Center
— by Bonnie Squires The National Constitution Center is the only venue to host the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s must-see exhibition, From Asbury
Symbolic Sephardic Foods For Rosh Hashanah
The Sephardic communtiy has a unique mystical tradition for Rosh Hashanah. Symbolic foods are served at a Rosh Hashanah Seder.
For Your Simcha In Israel: Itzik Hagadol
— Ronit Treatman If your family is dispersed around the world like mine, then sometimes having a simcha requires more than one celebration.
Celebrate Passover with Recipes from the White House!
— by Max Samis In preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday, President Barack Obama invited members of the Jewish community to the White House for
Old Jews Telling Jokes at the Westside Theatre in NYC
Who knows an old Jew who tells jokes? If you have missed out on your share of such jokes and need ninety minutes of engaging, earthy jokes then head to
Cooking (and Laughing) with the Calamari Sisters
Cooking with the Calamari Sisters Through: May 19, 2013. At: Society Hill Playhouse, 507 S. Eighth St. Tickets: $45. Information: