Icelandic Jewish Cookies: A Dessert With a Fascinating Story

BY RACHEL RINGLER This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. You’ve heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie? As Jews move from country to country, they pick...

COJO-SI Cools Off Summer 2020 With Dairy, Fruit Distribution

    On Tuesday, July 28, at the Belzer Shtieble located in the Manor Heights/Meyers Corner section of Staten Island, the Staten Island Council of Jewish Organizations cooled off summer 2020...

Instead of Travel Tours, Israel’s Foodies Offer One-on-One Video Lessons

TEL AVIV (JTA) — The reservations were rolling in, and Inbal Baum was preparing for her busiest summer yet of food tours through Israel’s famed open-air food markets. Her...

Losing Is Winning With Aliza Beer

By Larry Gordon So you want to lose weight? I mean, really get things in control and trim down? Arguably, that is a difficult goal to achieve without some smart...

Nutrition By Tanya: Tips for the Nine Days

  By Alice Harrosh Dear Alice, Any tips for the Nine Days starting this week? Signed, Where’s The Beef? Dear Where’s The Beef? Think outside the (macaroni and cheese) box. Fish. Make it exciting. For example, make...

Gillibrand Queries USDA About Kosher Food for Emergency Programs

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Two U.S. senators want to know if kosher and halal food is being included in the Department of Agriculture’s efforts to help alleviate food insecurity during...

Cooking Shabbat Dinner Is Getting Me Through This Pandemic

BY CHAYA RAPPOPORT I’ve always liked cooking, falling easily into the rhythm it provides, enamored with the controlled chaos of it. I like pans with leaping flames, dishes with heaps of...

Free Kosher Groceries Delivered to Your Home From NYC

  New York City’s revamped COVID-19 Food Delivery program now allows New Yorkers to schedule a month of free kosher grocery deliveries, Met Council announced this week. With a single...

Getting In Shape for the Big Day

By Alice Harrosh for Nutrition by Tanya Congratulations! You are engaged! There is a sudden new whirlwind of activity, and a huge to-do list. The obvious ones are already on your...

Dorot Turmeric: Like Gold in Your Freezer Case

  The golden spice that’s taking the natural-foods sector by storm is now available in convenient, fresh-to-frozen cubes from Dorot Gardens, the leader in pre-portioned frozen herbs, garlic, and onions....
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Judgment Day: Yom Kippur Arrives With COVID-19 Cases on the Rise

BY SHIRA HANAU AND PHILISSA CRAMER (JTA) – In synagogues and in their parking lots, in backyard tent services and on Zoom, Jews around the world will spend...

Cuomo: 10 ZIP Codes Account for 25% of New COVID Infections

Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented...

Simcha Is Essential. Drink Wine.

By Gabriel Geller Royal Wine/Kedem For many, if not most of us (all of us quite frankly), Shabbos and yom tov are not only great mitzvos;...

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