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All of Jewish tradition can be summed up in one handy (and corny) adage: ‘They tried to kill us, they failed, let’s eat.’ But not on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year, when Jews often choose to fast for a grueling 25 hours, spent without the comfort of a warm bagel, a piece of schnitzel or even just a bowl of pita and hummus.
Axelrad’s, a Houston beer garden with Jewish roots, will be hosting a Yom Kippur break fast on Saturday night for the city’s Jewish community - battered like other residents after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey.
When blogger and cookbook author Molly Yeh starts cooking something up in her kitchen, it’s usually cause for celebration. Her food is as colorful as it is flavorful, almost always imbued imbued with a spirit of fun.
Eight years ago, the Forward wrote about the growing trend for caffeine suppositories among the devout to help get them through a day of fasting and praying, without even having to break their caffeine habit.
Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the year. It’s the day when we become like angels: We pray all day and night and we don’t eat as we beg God for forgiveness; for Him to grant us a good year. But that doesn’t mean we always succeed. At least we don’t always succeed at keeping our thoughts in line with our prayers and the synagogue service. In other words, it’s not unheard of to let our minds drift to the foods we’re becoming more and more desperate to eat at that moment.