By Alyssa Bauer
To Till and To Tend: Jewish Farming Course
The beginning of June was busy in the Greater Boston area — garlic plants sent their scapes into the air, rainbow chard darkened their multi-color stalks and a whole slew of salad greens begged to be harvested. Intoxicated with the potential energy of fresh produce, New England provided an enchanting background to engage in matters…
Shabbat Done Sustainably
Walking inside from the cold wintery streets of Montréal, where the smell of onions and carrots fill the two-story shul, one can hear Friday night prayers ring out from a boisterous crowd of 20-somethings, excited university students and local community members welcoming the Shabbat Queen. The smells come from the Shabbat dinner last week, which…
Knishes and Empanadas in Buenos Aires
When I arrived to Buenos Aires, I was impressed by a bustling city at the intersection of Latin America, Europe and the United States. One can find beautiful French architecture housing Peruvian-owned fruit and vegetable stands and a dialect that more closely resembles Italian than the Spanish of South America. As a vegetarian in a…
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צו שלום־עליכמס יאָרצײַט — אַן אַרטיקל פֿון אַ מאַראָקאַנישער צײַטונג אין 1916For Sholem Aleichem’s yortsayt — an article from a Moroccan newspaper in 1916
דער מחבר פֿונעם פֿראַנצייזישן אַרטיקל האָט געלעבט אין אַ נישט־אַשכּנזישער סבֿיבֿה אָבער איז געװען באַהאַװנט אין דער ייִדישער ליטעראַטור.
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