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Jewish Holidays

The Hanukkah bush: Raising Jewish kids in downtown NYC

For those of you not around New York City in the 1970s, raising children was a challenge. City parks were infested with drug dealers and street crime was high.

Eating Jewish: Aloo Gobi Latkes

It’s that time of year again when food blogs and websites are filled with recipes for latkes and other fried delicacies for Hanukkah, and kitchens (along with the cooks!) begin to smell of all things deep fried. As my thoughts turned to the latkes I was going to make for Eating Jewish, I knew I wanted to do something different.

Aloo Gobi Latkes

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Aloo gobi latkes inspired by Indian cuisine.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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Aloo gobi latkes inspired by Indian cuisine.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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Telling the whole Hanukkah story

Hanukkah isn't only a story about Judah Maccabee and the miracle of the oil.

Are the Fountainheads my answer?

Last week after the release of Aish's terrible "Chanukah Jewish Rock of Ages" video, I asked: Where are the progressive Jewish viral videos? Are the Ein Prat Fountainheads my answer?

"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler"

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"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler," with Craig Taubman and Friends.
"Lights Vol. 2: A Hanukkah Music Sampler," with Craig Taubman and Friends.

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'Tis the season (to start listening to Hanukkah tunes!)

If my friends who celebrate Christmas use the day after Thanksgiving as their start date for listening to holiday music, then so shall I.

Eating Jewish: Savory cabbage strudel

As far as underrated vegetables go, cabbage is near the top of the list. People generally don't rhapsodize over cabbage like they do for fresh sweet corn or a juicy red tomato.

Cabbage Strudel

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Savory cabbage strudel.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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Savory cabbage strudel.

Photo by Katherine Romanow.

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