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Food & Justice

“A Jewish Response
to Hunger"


Cheryl chats with Rabbi Erin Glazer, MAZON’s Senior Engagement Officer and a Virginia native, about the path that brought her to MAZON and what the organization is doing to educate about and fight hunger.

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Around Town

The Sweet Summer
Series is Back


On a number of nights between Memorial Day and Labor Day, families with young children will gather at local ice cream and fro-yo shops for summer evenings of treats, crafts, books and socializing.

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Recipe of the Week

DC-area Chef Lynn Foster was inspired by the creamy taste of Soom

baked-by-yael-display2 Around Town

DC’s Pop-ular New Sweet Spot

From corporate law to cake on a stick, Yael Krigman’s sweet new shop in Woodley Park, Baked by Yael, is a success story full of twists, turns and lots of icing.

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DSC_6318SeaBass2 Everyday Eats

Cooking, Conversion and Caponata

Growing up with a half-Sicilian father, Marcia Friedman was no strange to the culture and meaning imbedded in food, so it was only natural for her to dive into Jewish cuisine when she converted.

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Udderly in Tune with Shavuot

Most goats are bread in late fall or early winter and give birth in spring, which means that dairy-heavy Shavuot coincides perfectly with when the first goat milk goes to humans.

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nutella-mousse-cheesecake3 Holidays & Occasions

Nutella Cheesecake for Italian Shavuot

Combining traditions and flavors couldn’t be creamier or dreamier as Jewish-Italian cookbook author Marcia Friedman creates a new no-bake Nutella mousse cheesecake recipe for Shavuot, which celebrates Judaism’s first convert, Ruth.

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One Family Farm, Many Moo-ving Parts

One of the few remaining dairy farms in CT, Freund’s Farm, Inc., part of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative, is a third-generation farm started by descendants of Eastern European Jewish immigrants.

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