Shabbat

What Does “Dayenu” Mean Today?

One of my favorite parts of the Passover seder is the singing that takes place after we finish eating. There are so ...

Jewish Joy At Carnival

Carnival, Mardi Gras, Carnaval.  These words convey exhuberance, dancing, masks, and overflowing joy (and often excess). From Rio to New ...

Maple Squash Pudding

When I first tasted the delicious, and later ubiquitous, butternut squash kugel, I thought I was eating something healthy. However, ...

Diversity and Pride at My Jewish Summer Camp

Aviva Davis shares how both Camp Be’chol Lashon and Camp Ramah in California have shaped her Jewish identity on the Jewish& blog. Judaism has ...

Diversity and Pride at My Jewish Summer Camp

Judaism has been a part of my life since I was born. My mother snuck Shabbat candles into the hospital ...

Challah with a Chinese Twist

There’s a not-so-funny joke that goes, “A man walks into a Chinese restaurant and says to the waiter, ‘Excuse me ...

“Kosher Soul” Shabbat

If you could only cook three dishes for Shabbat dinner what would they be?This was the question we posed to ...

Bagels ‘N Lox Salad

After a few months of gluten-free, lean-protein, low-carb, whole-grain, raw-food living, the taste buds may begin to cry out indignantly: ...

Farmer’s Market Kale Basil Pesto

For anyone who has been following me on Instagram you know I’ve been a tad obsessed with cooking whatever is ...

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Challah Recipe

For more challah recipes, click here!The first bread I ever learned to bake was challah. My grandmother was a rebbetzin (rabbi’s ...

Baking for “ShaBubbe”

What’s that saying – no rest for the weary!?I got back from three weeks in Israel this past Sunday morning ...

Shabbat Cotton

In the early days of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, photographer Bill Aron hit the road, capturing images ...