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Reform to End Kashrut Corruption in Israel Proposed

Rabbi David Lau, Israel's Chief Rabbi, is proposing changes to the country's kashrut supervision system reports the Jerusalem Post. 


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Jewish Foodies Win Big at 2017 James Beard Awards

Two chefs from top-rated Israeli restaurants were awarded prestigious James Beard Awards: Michael Solomonov of Zahav in Philadelphia, was named...


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Still Eating Healthy After All These Years

If you’re trying to eat a healthy diet as you age, you may find it more challenging than ever to keep kosher. Here are some tips for losing or...


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5 Reasons to Eat More Tahini and 10 Recipes to Try 

Wandering through the shuk (market) in Israel you are likely to frequently encounter a beige paste. You might see it sold on its own, and as the...

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Meatballs with Tahini and Tomatoes

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Tahini is a remarkably versatile ingredient. Its rich, nutty flavor adds unique character to everything from cookies to...

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‘Clean Meat’ Confab In Haifa Advances Slaughter-Free Food

On May 7, 2017, the Israeli nonprofit Modern Agriculture Foundation is bringing together international food-tech industry experts, government...


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Top Israeli Chefs Pay Tribute to Survivors' Recipes

The hottest cookbook in Israel these days is collection of recipes your grandparents may have cooked.


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Ever Wonder Wine?

Over the years of writing my L’chaim column about kosher wines and distilled spirits, I’ve gotten a fair amount of correspondence from readers...


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Jewish Food’s Road Warrior

When Joan Nathan wanted to learn to make kubbe, meat dumplings, she found a woman from Kurdistan who sat on the floor of her Jerusalem home every...


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Gluten-free Waffles or Pancakes

In 2013, my family was in Israel for Passover, so I won the get-out-of-Passover-cooking-free card that year. The hotels in Israel serve enormous...

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Marshmallow Icing

Flourless chocolate cake is ubiquitous at Passover, but I began to tire of the same recipe year after year. Here, I’ve dressed up this classic...

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Cauliflower Slabs with Basil Pesto

Every year my mother, Toby Marcus, fries cauliflower dipped in egg and matzoh meal to create a crunchy side dish. This recipe is lighter and...

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Matzah Caramel Buttercrunch

I first created Matzoh Buttercrunch (more colloquially referred to these days as Matzoh Crack) when my first (of three) son was under a year old....

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Maple Glazed Rack of Ribs

(The Nosher via JTA) -- As a personal chef, I always like to up the ante of my presentation and creativity of my food. Why should Passover food be...

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Remembering That Carp in My Grandparents’ Bathtub

(Kveller via JTA) -- My grandmother was a super shopper even before the advent of supermarkets and coupons. In those days, each food group had its...

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With Our Freedom From Slavery, What Are Jews Free To Do?

(Rabbis Without Borders via JTA) -- At Passover, Jews over the world gather to celebrate "zman cheirutenu," the season of our freedom. We will...

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Linzer Tart (Gluten-Free)

You can make this dessert with any flavor jam you like. Paula suggests spreading red jam on half the crust and apricot jam on the other half. She...

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Seared Tuna With Olives And Capers

Paula’s family consumes a lot of sushi, so everyone is thrilled when she has seared tuna on the menu at her house. It is the quickest main dish to...

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Seder Plate Salad

This is Paula Shoyer’s version of a French niçoise salad with lamb instead of tuna. It contains the ritual components of the seder plate and table...

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Gwyneth Paltrow-Approved Matzah Brie Recipes

Why is this matzah brei different from all others?

It’s a favorite of Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg, that’s why.

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Let Someone Else Slave

Is it a sign of the times? A reflection of our ever-busier schedules encroaching on our ability to organize and cook for a Passover seder (or two...

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Gluten-Free Matzah: Here’s What You Should Know

NEW YORK (JTA) — Gluten-free matzah might sound like a bad joke — after all, regular unleavened bread tastes pretty cardboard-like already.

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Beyond Bouquets

With Passover right around the corner, we are all in a holiday preparation frenzy, getting our houses clean, stocking our cabinets, and making...

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Meet The Globe-Trotting Foodie Behind Yeah That’s Kosher

Whether it’s kosher eating at Newark Airport, a new sushi spot in Miami or a not-so-kosher alert for a Los Angeles deli, observant travelers...


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These Incredible Photos Show An Indian-Jewish ‘Lost Tribe’ Baking Matzah

(JTA) — Members of the Jewish community in India, who claim to descend from one of Israel’s lost tribes, have started preparing for Passover.

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Quiche With Veggie Crust

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Breakfast can be hard during Passover — no oatmeal, no toast and certainly no pancakes. (No, the boxed kind do not count...

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Lightening Up On The Four Cups

With Passover around the corner, it’s time to think about what wines to serve for your seder and related holiday meals. This is a little less...

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A Georgian-Style Seder Spread

The great charoset debates, like the great matzah ball ones, have been around for ages. In so much of Jewish cooking (and all cooking, for that...

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The Bitter With The Sweet

On the first night of Passover, most people prepare a traditional seder meal of familiar, well-loved dishes made from treasured, well-used recipes...

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There's No Arguing Taste?

In a story that could only happen in New York (or maybe in Israel) a pizzeria war has erupted in Hasidic Crown Heights.


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A Forbidden Steak Finds its Perfect Companion

The other day I was confronted with a most welcome challenge: pairing wine with filet mignon.


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Sweet Potato Coconut Soup

This dairy-free sweet potato coconut soup is smooth, tasty and filling.  Children and adults enjoy this soup. Sweet potatoes endlessly please and...

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Mexican Jewish Teen Challenged To Cook Non-Kosher Food On TV Reality Show

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A 13-year-old Jewish girl who cooked pork during a primetime reality show on Mexican TV said “my grandfather is going to...


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