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On a muggy October morning, I trekked over to the Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn, for a breakfast event with representatives of 15 Israeli companies who offered samples and information about their products. The promotion, called “Taste Israel: A World of Flavors,” was presented in the Fairway café overlooking the waterfront. The products will be available in 15 Fairway markets between October 12 and November 1, and as part of the promotion, Fairway is raffling off a pair of round-trip tickets to Israel on El AL and a five-night stay at a Dan Hotel.
Makes about 4 cups (4 servings)
Crowd source on Facebook about kosher eateries in Haifa, and you’re likely to hear crickets chirping. Haifa is known for its co-existence: an exemplary display of what more peaceful times could look like throughout the entire country between Arab and Jew. Haifa is the place to go to see the meticulously landscaped Bahaii Gardens, from which you can see the whole of the Mediterranean Bay below, or to take a pleasant stroll along the beautifully carved coastline. And if we’re talking about food, it’s absolutely the right place to get some authentic hummus, explore Arabic specialty markets, and try Druze food — a practically unventured into and surprisingly-largely vegetarian cuisine. But few people know that it’s actually a good place to go when you’re looking for a good kosher meal.
The title of a new essay collection telegraphs you’re in for a bumpy ride. And Unholy Land: An Unconventional Guide to Israel (Repeater Books) delivers, with punchy, unfiltered writing from young Israeli scribes like actor Rana Werbin, novelist Reuven Miran, and social critic David Sorotzkin. On the menu: Sex, drugs, and - since this is Israel - politics instead of rock ‘n’ roll.
My 21-year old kibbutznik niece values ice cream above rubies. When it comes to ice cream, she is a purist. No add ins. No whipped cream. No toppings. Just the ice cream. In her opinion, ice cream is always worth the money and the calories. When she tipped me off to the “best” ice cream in Tel Aviv, I had to try it for myself.