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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.

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?

'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.

Freethinkers and radicals #OccupyWallStreet: The activist tradition and Yom Kippur

The iconic anarchist Emma Goldman believed that religion was inherently repressive.

Eating Jewish: Breaking fast with Iraqi almond milk

For most of us, the break fast meal following Yom Kippur evokes images of bagels and cream cheese, coffee cake, blintzes and noodle kugel.

Eating Jewish: Get ready to fast with Sephardic fish in tomato sauce

Even before Rosh Hashanah was over this year, my mind turned to what I should make for Yom Kippur.


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