By Sybil Sanchez
From matzah tortillas to spicy gefilte fish, Passover food in Mexico is a mashup of cultures
PACHUCA, Mexico (JTA) — Like other Jews around the world, Alegra Smeke turns to traditional foods during Passover. For her that means Syrian dishes with a side of salsa. Smeke is a chef and former president of a Zionist women’s group who lives in Mexico, which has long been a hub of culinary fusion. Immigrants,…
Similac’s Failed Formula to End the ‘Mommy Wars’
Screenshot via Youtube The Similac parenting video that recently made the rounds is indeed funny and tear-jerking, but it also left me infuriated. How can anyone disagree with the message that we are all parents first, whether we work, stay home, breastfeed, pump, or formula feed? Well, I will tell you how — if the…
Why I Want You to Know I’m Pregnant
I am six weeks pregnant. This is my fifth pregnancy after four losses. I don’t know what my status will be tomorrow but I am telling you about it today. It’s a relief for me to share this as publicly as possible. Not telling leaves the burden of my experience on me while allowing the…
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