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Eat, Drink + Think

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Sweet Potato Shakshuka

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Sweet Potato Shakshuka

Do we seriously need ugly sweater-themed cookie kits for Hanukkah?

Are edible ugly sweaters kosher as long as they are blue and white rather than red and green?

Looking for chill Jewish conversation online? Try r/Judaism

With 67,000 subscribers, r/Judaism is more open, egalitarian and interesting than most online Jewish spaces.

Remembering the most phenomenally successful Jewish author you’ve probably never heard of

‘The Physician’ has sold over six million copies. At Noah Gordon’s peak in the 1990s, six of his books where German bestsellers at the same time.

Why Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ Christmas special seemed a little too Christmas-y for its Jewish contestants

In “Blown Away: Christmas,” three out of five contestants don’t celebrate the holiday in question. Seems weird — just saying.

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