Following a career in advertising in which she used words to describe the virtues of products and brands, Yona Eichenbaum now writes about the gifts, pleasures and challenges of her own life. She can be reached at [email protected].
By Yona Eichenbaum
To avert extinction, the gefilte fish I loved had to evolve
Cooking gefilte fish stinks up the house and many people won't eat it. Here's how I keep it on my Passover menu
Remembering a loved one through pots, pans — and pearls
A young bride inherits a set of Farberware pots and pans, and cooks up a lifetime of good meals and happy memories
How to talk about Israel with someone you disagree with
Escaping Gaza, for fun: Israelis take to ‘escape rooms’ that mimic war
Who were the most (and least) Jewish presidents?
Dear Jewish summer camps: It’s time to tell our children the truth about Israel and Palestine
In Case You Missed It
How Jewish journalist Ruth Elkrief wound up in the middle of France’s debate over antisemitism and Islamophobia
Almost 5 months after Oct. 7, my Israeli brother-in-law still wonders ‘what the hell happened?’
A ‘Tiny House’ at Berlin’s film festival offered a safe space to talk about the Israel-Hamas war
Chicago school district, where students walked out to protest Israel-Hamas war, now faces federal Title VI investigation
Catch Up on Yiddish Events
It's trivia time!
Jewish Deli and Yiddish Cooking in a TikTok World
Tue., Feb. 27, 2024 • 1 P.M. ET
Today many young people are creating and sharing short cooking videos through social media channels like TikTok. For Jews from non-traditional or non-religious backgrounds this has become a fun way to engage with their Jewish identity.
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