Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
Eat, Drink + Think

Ivanka And Jared Eat At (Non-Kosher) Israeli Restaurant

Israeli food is the trend of 2018, it seems. (Just as it was in 2017, the crotchety old grump in me whispers.) Our cultural ken for hummus and sabich and tiny plates of salat only seems to be getting stronger. It seems even Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are not immmune.

The Washington Post got the scoop on this rapidly developing – and now likely developed – piece of breaking news.

The new Israeli (non-kosher) restaurant Sababa is staking its claim in Cleveland Park where Jared and Ivanka feasted at 20:00 on a Tuesday. An onlooker confessed to the Post that they were in ‘smart-casual dress.’ Are we take this to mean glasses for Jared and a tie for Ivanka? “They were both very warm and friendly,” said the restaurant’s general manager.

And what, pray tell, did the hapless couple order? Shakshuka? A lamb shank? A Phoenecian Frappé?

Looks like this is going to be one of those facts that gets lost in the migratory shuffle of the human mind, as it helplessly lurches from one distraction to the next.

Shira Feder is a freelance writer and artiste living in the wilds of NYC. You can reach her at feder@forward.com

Engage

  • SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

  • UPCOMING EVENT

    NY-12 Candidate Forum

    THE TEMPLE EMANU-EL STREICKER CENTER and Virtual

    Aug 10, 2022

    7 pm ET · 

    Will the last Jew left in New York’s congressional delegation be reelected? Will New York’s senior congresswoman receive another term? Or will one of the newcomers upend Manhattan politics?

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit the Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, images, and credit to the Foward. Have questions? Please email us at editorial@forward.com.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.