By Michael Croland
Meet the Jewish Punk Bands That Throw Gefilte Fish, Bagels and Hummus
Bagels, gefilte fish, Manischewitz, and other Jewish foods were used — and thrown — at Jewish punk concerts. In the early 1990s, Gefilte F*ck singer Howard Hallis would take the stage clutching a bottle of Manischewitz wine. The Los Angeles band threw matzo, chocolate gelt and even its eponym at concertgoers. At one raucous show,…
A Vegetarian Cookbook for Shabbat
Why is Korean-style barley salad in “The Vegetarian Shabbat Cookbook”? This barley, mushroom and veggie salad is topped off with a soy sauce–sesame dressing. It received rave reviews at an independent minyan’s vegetarian potluck this past Sabbath, and the service leader asked for the recipe. Perhaps a good vegetarian Sabbath dish is one that wows…
Jewish Punks Unite
To commence each show on the Eight Crazy Nights tour, a flame was colored in above the menorah drawn on a bass drum. The drum set was then shared by three Jewish-oriented punk bands that joined forces to celebrate Hanukkah in West Coast punk venues. The tour featured a magical world where Manischewitz wine flows…
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