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Holidays & Occasions

Passover Prep…
By the "Books"

Passover Prep…By the “Books”

Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s 2004 novel “The Matzo Ball Heiress” and Brenda Janowitz’s newly released “The Dinner Party” both take place on Passover. We invited them to chat about writing and the holiday.

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Holidays & Occasions

Serving a Dish of
Sephardic History

Serving a Dish of Sephardic History

During the Spanish Inquisition, to be caught cooking this dish could mean imprisonment or even death. Today it’s an easy-to-prepare, versatile vegetable dish, good for any meal or snack, especially during Passover.

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I was recently at a pizza party and had some of the

Why is This Seder Different from Others? Around Town

Why is This Seder Different from Others?

No seder to go to, but still looking for a traditional (or untraditional!) holiday meal? From matzah balls in bone broth to spicy Italian fish, restaurants around the DMV have you covered.

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Ashkenazic Meets Sephardic This Passover Holidays & Occasions

Ashkenazic Meets Sephardic This Passover

Paula has no intention of abandoning Ashkenazic Passover staples, like chopped liver and matzah ball soup, but Matzah Baklava Crisps bring Sephardic flavors and reflections on Jewish history to the holiday.

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Remembering with Fried Matzah Holidays & Occasions

Remembering with Fried Matzah

Fried matzah, which Leah’s mother used to prepare during the Passovers of her childhood, was never Leah’s favorite Yemenite food, but with her mother now gone, it feels just right for Passover.

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Kosher Wine with a Greek Twist in VA Around Town

Kosher Wine with a Greek Twist in VA

A little over an hour from Washington, Molon Lave Vineyards was started by a Greek immigrant whose Jewish friends and colleagues asked if he would produce kosher wines, so in 2010 he started to.

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The Jewish Don Draper and Passover in the US Holidays & Occasions

The Jewish Don Draper and Passover in the US

If you watch “Mad Men,” you’re familiar with Don Draper. But did you know that behind the famous Jewish American tradition of the Maxwell House Haggadah, there was a clever Jewish ad man?

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