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Sarah Newman

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About the Author

Sarah NewmanSarah Newman is the founder of Neesh Noosh: A Jewish Woman’s Year Long Journey to Find Faith in Food. She recently worked with JFE® to put together value cards representing essential values we can explore, practice and reflect upon every time we eat.

Mushroom and Bean Soup

Recipe by Sarah Newman

Mushroom and Bean Soup

The primary ingredients in this soup require little water to be grown. They are sowed in the ground and dark places, reflective of the shorter days of winter. With the cold weather, we stay inside more and perhaps become more insular and reflective in our nature.

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Stuffed Zucchini Rolls

Recipe by Sarah Newman

Stuffed Zucchini Rolls

Before Rosh Hashanah, we read Nitzavim during which all of the Israelites establish a covenant with God. Entering into the covenant is stepping into a concrete process in this world. “For the mitzvah which I command you this day, it is not beyond you, nor is it remote from you. It is not in heaven…It

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Got Time for Reflection?

by Sarah Newman

Got Time for Reflection?

It’s a custom, not a law, to fuel Shavuot’s all-night Torah study sessions with a dairy extravaganza. This year, think about the animals that give us dairy and Judaism’s thoughts on animal welfare.

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Vegan Banana Blueberry Ice Cream

Recipe by Sarah Newman

Vegan Banana Blueberry Ice Cream

Here is a delicious, non-dairy dessert made with seasonal blueberries whose vibrant bluish-purple color makes the dish especially beautiful and appealing. It also has no added sugars, sweetened only with dates and bananas.

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Tu b’Shevat Salad

Recipe by Sarah Newman

Tu b’Shevat Salad

It is customary to eat the seven species of Israel (wheat, barley, grapes, figs, olives, pomegranate, dates) and other seasonal fruits on Tu b’Shevat, which celebrates the New Year for the trees. This salad features many of the seven species and other fruits available at the farmers market at the Tel Aviv port, called Shuk

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Jewish Value Cards

by Sarah Newman

Jewish Value Cards: Ethical Eating and Sustainable Agriculture Jewish Food Experience® is deeply committed to understanding and practicing ethical eating and sustainable food practices to foster a more vibrant future for our world. Jewish prayer, halakhah (Jewish law) and literature inspire us to eat mindfully, express gratitude for our food and respect the farmers, animals

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Beshallach Challah

Recipe by Sarah Newman

<em>Beshallach</em> Challah

This is the challah I made on my blog for Beshallach, the weekly Torah portion that discusses manna, as the two challot represent the double portion of manna received before Shabbat. This is my updated version of a recipe by Freda Reider in The Hallah Book: Recipes, History and Tradition. Making your own challah is

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