Smells of kreplach and challah wafted into the Rykestrasse Synagogue in Berlin on a rainy Friday in March, as Israel-born chef Itay Novick and his staff hurriedly worked in the nearby kitchen to prepare Sabbath dinner for nearly 100 guests. The dinner was part of the first-ever Jewish food festival in the city, Nosh Berlin, and it was sold out — as were the three other Shabbat dinners being prepared across the German capital.
Kashrut-observant children who dream of becoming astronauts may have to rethink their plans.
When an interview request from an IvankaTrump.com contributing writer slipped into the Instagram inbox of Angela Dimayuga, executive chef at New York City’s Mission Chinese Food, she knew she had to respond.
As Passover draws to a close, I’m starting to feel holiday-deprived. Envious, really. It’s not that I want more matzo — I’m not insane. It’s that there’s a holiday, Mimouna, which marks the end of Passover for North African Jews, that I have never celebrated. And it sounds delicious.
In “A Feminist Case Against Kosher Wine,” writer Liya Rechtman has taken an antiquated approach to Judaism while ignoring the rapid change occurring in the Jewish community today. Her advice not to drink kosher wine during Passover or any other time shows a powerful disconnect with what kosher wine truly represents. We can look at any industry or community and dissect its underlying misogyny and sexism. However, Ms. Rechtman’s many errors regarding wine and winemaking, as well as her downright nasty sentiments regarding kashrut will lead her readers to erroneous conclusions.