Holidays

Mimouna: A Celebration of Friendship, Hospitality, and Coexistence

As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate Passover, there is one Jewish holiday that is unique to North African and Sephardic communities: Mimouna. Mimouna is a celebration that marks the end of Passover and [...]
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Shabbat Shuvah: The Potential for Transformation

Dr. C. Tova Markenson loves exploring the mystery of the present moment through story, ritual, and Shabbat! Read Tova’s thoughts about Shabbat Shuvah, a special Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. A refrain of [...]
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A Sweet Seder: The Rosh Hashanah Meal

Apples and honey are a well-known holiday staple at Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) tables all over the world. We indulge in sweet foods, so that the year to come will be just as [...]
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Remembering Together for Yom HaShoah with Zikaron BaSalon

Everyone has a story to hear and a memory to share. Yom HaShoah, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an important opportunity to listen to testimonies, share stories, and be in community. As people in many [...]
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4 Round Challahs Made Easy

A quick search for challah will return beautiful images of long, braided bread. But you may notice a few round challot (plural of challah) as well. What’s up with that? Well, some people bake round challah for [...]
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Tu B’Shvat Shabbat

Tu B’shvat is the Jewish holiday for trees 🌳. If you want to incorporate the holiday’s themes into your Shabbat dinners this month, begin by celebrating some of the beautiful foods that come from trees, [...]
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Jake Cohen’s Shabbat Dinner Series | L8r S8r

Jake Cohen is a nice Jewish boy who loves food. He studied at the Culinary Institute of America, then worked the line at NYC institutions DANIEL and ABC Kitchen before transitioning out of restaurants and [...]
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Last Minute Hanukkah Recipes

Written by: Rebecca Gold I’ve done the math, and as it turns out, The Day Of Rest + The Celebration Of Triumphant Uprising/Religious Freedom = Ultimate Deliciousness. Glowy candlelight does wonders for the ambiance and […]

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