Breakfast is a sadly underrepresented category in the field of Jewish cookbooks. Scanning through the table of contents in most of them, you’d be hard pressed to find a category devoted to the morning meal.
(JTA) — The approach of International Hummus Day (Friday, May 13) coincides with the release of a study showing that more than 90 percent of Israelis say they eat hummus at least once a week — and nearly 70 percent currently have some in their refrigerator.
On a recent Tuesday night at the Chabad House Bowery on the Lower East Side, a crowd began to form. Tables covered in craft paper filled the room, tea lights flickering in mason jars. At a long table at one end, servers set up paper plates and jugs of ice tea — but no food. “Jazzie’s running late,” explained Matt Glick, the Chabad House chief of staff.