Tu B’Shevat: Stop and smell the roses — but keep on planting, too
My Israeli-born friend, Ofer Raveh, assures me that Tu B’Shevat is celebrated and important in the Jewish state. “Trees..
Letters to the editor: Response to women’s march, Obama goodbye, and Journal at 30
Women’s March Was About Moving Forward
Jan. 21 was a wonderful example of women and men marching peacefully with great..
Tu B’Shevat recipes: Savoring winter’s bounty
Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees, is the time of year in the Mediterranean region when the trees are just..
Chanukah: Lior Hillel’s family pastry project
Every year before Chanukah rolls around in Israel, everyone gets very excited.
- November 25, 2015..
Zengoula with lemon syrup: A new-old Chanukah treat
The tradition of eating latkes during Chanukah is only half the story.
- November 25, 2015 Chanukah..
The accidental brussels sprouts latkes
A couple of years ago, just before Chanukah, I heard Akasha Richmond on KCRW describing how her kitchen manager had..
My Spanish-Venezuelan Chanukah
I never had a latke until I moved to the United States 24 years ago.
- November 24, 2015 Chanukah gift..
Fresh takes on classic entrees and dessert for the High Holy Days
Celebrated close together, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are known as the High Holy Days, but each offers its own..
I’ll have what she’s having
Jewish delis are noisy, crude eating places that turned the idea of the restaurant on its head.
Recipes from Amelia Saltsman: Falling for the flavors of Autumn
In late autumn, new-crop olives abound.
- November 20, 2015 For Chanukah, breakfast latkes two..