Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern
By Jeffrey Yoskowitz and Liz Alpern
Crispy Chicken With Tzimmes
Tzimmes is a sweet Ashkenazi stew in which the ingredients vary depending on family origin and tradition. The dish is often eaten during the Jewish High Holidays to symbolically usher in a sweet new year. This sweet-and-savory chicken tzimmes is an easy dish with a built-in side. The juices of the chicken enhance the flavors…
‘Gefilte Manifesto’ Spicy Whole-Grain Mustard
Mustard is a key player in Ashkenazi cooking. The mustard plant, a member of the Brassica family, has some pretty important relatives in cabbage and horseradish. Can you imagine eastern European Jewish cooking without them? Probably not. And you also probably can’t imagine a hot deli pastrami sandwich without spicy ground mustard. Personally, I can’t…
99 years ago, she was born on the Lower East Side (and she still remembers everything)
Is Elon Musk Jewish?
Jewish, Asian and taking over Broadway: meet the next great musical star-in-the-making
This punk rock legend survived the Holocaust — and she’s still singing and fighting
In Case You Missed It
‘A clarion call’: Buffalo’s Jewish community responds to mass shooting
The gunman killed Black people. But his screed focuses on Jews.
‘Whose religious freedom?’: Scenes from a Jewish rally for abortion rights
France’s newly-appointed prime minister is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor