Jeff Weinstein


Where Seder Ends With ‘Check, Please’

By Jeff Weinstein

Where Seder Ends With ‘Check, Please’
A Seder in a restaurant? To many, that would be unimaginable, because the event is normally synonymous with the hospitality of a Jewish home. Of course, synagogues and catering halls have long offered communal Seders to all comers, and ecumenical and “theme” Seders now abound — even at the Obama White House, to the tune of the generic Maxwell House Haggadah.Read More


Forget the Game... How’s the Grub?

By Jeff Weinstein

Forget the Game... How’s the Grub?
So A-Rod finally breaks his slump with a long drive into the seats, the fans leap to their feet — and wet tuna plops into your lap. Even if there weren’t the usual spat over who makes and packs the snacks for a game, a tuna sandwich or PB&J just doesn’t cut it. At ballparks, salty, fatty, bad-for-you hot dogs and hamburgers aren’t merely tolerated, they’re required. So for observant baseball mavens, being kosher can be unfair.Read More



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