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A post-riot Shabbat: No-kitchen lemongrass and red curry soup with poached salmon

#tweetyourshabbat is a global movement founded by Carly Pildis, celebrating the struggle and joy of getting Shabbat on the table every week. This is a place for real dinners and real conversations about Jewish life. Join us at Forward in sharing what you’ll be eating and how your feeling this week at #TweetYourShabbat


No Kitchen Lemongrass and Red Curry Soup with Poached Salmon

No kitchen? No problem. This recipe only requires an electric tea kettle, a bowl, a knife or scissors, and a paper plate. This recipe comes out fragrant, spicy, and full of flavor. Since it only takes five minutes, I recommend putting the ingredients on the table and allowing kids to mix and match. You can set it up like a bootleg shabu shabu so kids can increase spice, add vegetables they like, and enjoy the fun. It’s been a hell of a week, so you deserve something easy, comforting, and delicious. Salmon was our favorite, but you could also do cooked chicken or sliced London broil. This recipe makes one bowl of soup

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Who is Alisha Kramer? Meet the Jewish doctor married to Jon Ossoff

Dr. Kramer was reportedly on duty during election night, and watched results arrive from the hospital where she works.

Our top 7 Jewish questions and answers of 2020

2020 was hard, and we were in desperate need of advice — so we reincarnated our long-running advice column. Here a few of our faves.

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