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Food With Layers Of Meaning

Tisha b’Av, the day we mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples, seems especially sad this year as we witness worldwide violence and...

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What Israel – And You – Can Do About Food Security

What brought international celebrity chef Assaf Granit and Israeli First Lady Nechama Rivlin to a conference in Rehovot on June 26 about food and...


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Satisfy A Snack Attack Without Leaving Your Beach Blanket

You’re sitting on the beach, soaking in the sun’s rays and listening to the waves on a clear blue Tel Aviv day.

Suddenly, you have an urge...


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Share A Meal With The Locals In Israel

Do you want to get to know the locals when you visit Israel?

There’s no better way than to share a meal and conversation in someone’s home...


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Israel Joins Ice Cream Day Celebrations

July 16th is National Ice Cream Day in the United States but the faux holiday has gained fans across the world. Israeli chains are joining the ice...


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Israeli Device Will Aid US Dairy Farm Nutrition Analysis

Cargill Animal Nutrition has joined forces with Israel’s Consumer Physics to introduce Reveal real-time nutrition analysis to US dairy producers...


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New Kosher Culinary School Opens in Brooklyn

In a bright, airy teaching kitchen straddling Marine Park and Mill Basin in Brooklyn, six budding chefs hustle to complete a five-course Chinese...


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This Kippah Could Save The Lives Of Kids With Allergies

(JTA) — At 3 1/2, Peretz Apfelbaum may not completely understand it yet, but some kitchens can put his life in danger.


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Canada Reverses Ban On Labeling West Bank Products As ‘Made in Israel’

(JTA) — Canadian authorities withdrew a guideline that prevented goods produced in the West Bank from being labeled “Made in Israel.”

In a...


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Canada Bars West Bank Settlement Wines From Being Labeled ‘Product of Israel’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Canada has apparently barred wines imported from the West Bank from being labeled as products of Israel.


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Sweet Summer Sangria

Now that the summer heat is upon us, the time is ripe to mix up a pitcher of cooling, refreshing sangria.

A mixture of wine, fruit, and a...


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How A Korean-Jewish Entrepreneur Uses Food To Empower Immigrants

NEW YORK (JTA) — Several times a month Jeanette Chawki welcomes a handful of strangers into her Brooklyn home. There, the visitors learn about...


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Israeli-Inspired Avocado Toast, 3 Ways

(The Nosher via JTA) – Avocado toast has been “trendy” for several years throughout the U.S. In fact, avocados have been so trendy, an entire...

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Food distributor Fined For Sending Fake Kosher Cheese To Jewish Camps

(JTA) — A food distributor accused of sending cheddar cheese falsely labeled as kosher to Jewish summer camps was fined $25,000 by a court in...


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How A Chinese-Jewish Chef Finds Inspiration On A North Dakota Farm

(JTA) — Not much could have prepared Molly Yeh for moving from New York City to Grand Forks, North Dakota — a city of a little over 50,000...


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Shabbat in the Shade

After a busy work week, most of us welcome Shabbat with a festive evening meal. But Saturday lunch tends to be more casual, especially during the...

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Belgium’s North Bans Form Of Kosher Slaughter

(JTA) — The Parliament in the northern Belgium Flanders, or Flemish, region unanimously passed a resolution banning ritual slaughter without...


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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Inspires Scottish Prisoners To Demand Kosher Food

(JTA) — Inmates at a Sottish prison are believed to have started asking for kosher food after watching “Orange is the New Black,” a Netflix...


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10 Pantry Staples For Easy Dinners

(The Nosher via JTA) – Keeping a stocked pantry is a deep love of mine; it must run in my blood. My mother also was obsessed with having backups...


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Should I Let My Wine Breathe?

Going through my email bag to answer some of your questions about kosher wines and spirits. If you have a question, from the simple to the...


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The West Bank’s World Class Wines Have Israelis Toasting The Settlements

PSAGOT, West Bank (JTA) — Psagot Winery calls its Sinai wine an “unassuming but distinctive blend” of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon.


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Give Your Summer a Bloody Mary Infusion

With tomatoes back in season, my thoughts and thirst are limping towards a good, old fashioned Bloody Mary.


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Thrill of the grill

With the Fourth of July upon us, and warmer weather ushering in grilling season, here are some tips from seasoned masters of the grill.