January in Israel means heavy, rich stews. This updated Shabbat classic cooks all night in your oven, for a steaming, effortless Saturday lunch.
While you were drinking champagne last night, Russian Jews in the US, Israel and all over the world were celebrating Novy God, a secular, unique and delicious New Year’s Eve tradition.
Pumpkin is full of surprises: it’s ancient, it’s a fruit (!) and not just for Halloween and Thanksgiving, it’s been part of Sephardic Jews’ holiday meals—including Chanukah!—for a long time.
Taking a girls’ trip to Croatia in late spring, Paula was pleasantly surprised to encounter beautiful views and beaches, rich history, fresh fish and even a regal cake that’s perfect for Rosh Hashanah.
Earlier in the summer, Gideon and AJC’s ACCESS hosted visiting Moroccan teachers of Islamic religion for a Shabbat dinner. The guests enjoyed Israeli-inspired dishes, including Michael Solomonov’s lamb, and engaged in special conversation.
Committed to giving Diaspora communities a taste of Israel that’s more than just tchotchkes and Judaica, Emily started Blue Box, which delivers boxes of specialty Israeli products to your door.
It’s not too late to celebrate the ancient and new vineyards and the wonderful fruit they give us. Try Vered’s menu full of grapes and enjoy with wine and your loved ones.
Satisfy your appetite for adventure with a new Birthright Israel: DC Community Trip exclusively for DC-area residents. You’ll go camel trekking, float in the Dead Sea and taste the best of Israel.
Instead of mac and cheese from a box why not try roasted tomato and balsamic vinegar pasta, spicy eggplant and chicken noodles or Middle Eastern mac and cheese?
Leket Israel, the National Food Bank, rescues food from hotels, catering companies, IDF bases and dining halls and distributes it to the needy, simultaneously fighting food waste and hunger throughout Israel.