Savoy Curry

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Savoy Curry is JWA's food writer. She is a current PhD student at Northwestern University, where she studies Jewish women in the medieval period. She’s currently working on a project that looks at the intersection of religion, gender, and conversion in twelfth to fourteenth century Paris. She loves a good knit crop top, and she loves knitting them herself even more. When she isn’t knitting or reading books for school, Savoy loves going on long walks with her dog and cooking meals for her friends and family.  

Blog Posts

Karina Urbach and the Cover of her Book

Reclaiming Europe’s Jewish Past and Present

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The Nazis stole Alice Urbach’s cookbook. In her new book, her granddaughter, Karina, reclaims Alice’s story—and Jews’ rightful place in European life.

Plate of cheese latkes

This Hanukkah, Try Latkes With a Dairy Twist

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Swap the traditional potatoes for cheese to honor Judith, a badass biblical woman.

Topics: Hanukkah, Recipes
Black and white photo of three women laughing in a kitchen

Let’s Fight for Gender Equality Across All Branches of Judaism

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We shouldn’t assume that “progressive” branches of Judaism are always more feminist than traditional ones.

Photo of someone's hands holding ground cherries

This Sukkot, Let’s Commit to Respecting and Caring for Our Land

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Sukkot is an urgent reminder not to take our land for granted.

 Protesters holding signs outside Supreme Court on Day Roe v Wade was overturned

The Limits of Framing Abortion Rights as a Religious Issue

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The right to abortion has deep roots across religions. But framing the fight for bodily autonomy as a religious issue has limits.

Collage of old photo of author's grandmother and her brisket recipe in a frame

A Recipe That Defies Time—Just Like Passover Itself

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The ingredients are simple, but the connections to my family and to Jewish history run deep.

Savoy Curry holding Orecchie di Amon in each hand

This Purim, Make Foods That Celebrate Your Unique Cultural Heritage

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With the holidays falling on the same day this year, I’m celebrating my Irish-Jewish heritage.

Topics: Recipes, Purim
Collage of Hanukkah cookie decorating kit, Mensch on a Bench, and a Hanukkah Bush.

All I Want for Christmas Is…for It Not to Erase Hanukkah

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Hanukkah might be over this year, but the problem persists.

Savoy Curry Making Cholent

Love Your Crockpot? You Have Cholent to Thank for its Existence.

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Without cholent, the crockpot might never have been invented.

Jewish Persecution in Strasbourg, 1349

Lessons from the Black Plague: Rejecting Hatred in the Face of Pandemic

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Historically, pandemics have inflamed underlying societal biases against immigrants and minorities. We must not let Coronavirus do the same.

Topics: Antisemitism


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