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Eat, Drink + Think

Feta-stuffed sweet peppers for Sukkot

I always think of sweet peppers on Sukkot, because stuffed foods are often eaten on the holiday to symbolize a bountiful harvest.

Bless the moon? The case for Yom Kippur’s hardest mitzvah

In kiddush levana we bless God for authoring the cosmos. What does it have to do with Yom Kippur?

October 20: Have I Got A Story For You!

Join us for a virtual evening of celebration! Hear from David Duchovny, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, Michael Barbaro, Miz Cracker, Etgar Keret, and more.

How one Jewish prayer helped to heal a distinctly non-Jewish community

An artist never knew the power and meaning of ‘Avinu Malkeinu’ until she learned to sing it in the midst of a pandemic.

How Arnold Schoenberg changed my life (and might even change yours too)

With his 12-tone system and his work with the Second Viennese School, the Jewish-turned-Lutheran-turned Jewish composer changed the corse or music.

November 8: Daniel Sokatch in conversation with Jodi Rudoren

Forward Editor-in-Chief Jodi Rudoren will be in conversation with New Israel Fund CEO Daniel Sokatch about his new book “Can We Talk About Israel?”

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