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Holidays & Occasions

For Sukkot, Seek
Out the Farmers

For Sukkot, Seek Out the Farmers

There’s no better place to find inspiration for Sukkot, which celebrates the bounty of the harvest, than at the farmers market, which are ripe with signs of the changing seasons.

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Holidays & Occasions

Sukkot: Less Hut,
More Harvest

Sukkot: Less Hut, More Harvest

Reflecting on Sukkot at her boarding school, Rabbi Goldstein realizes that most of us these days are so far removed from the key element of the holiday: the harvest.

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Recipe of the Week

The foods eaten on Sukkot are meant to evoke the richness and

Quash Your Misconceptions About Squash Holidays & Occasions

Quash Your Misconceptions About Squash

Squash—it’s not just for Thanksgiving. Cube, peel and puree your way to a squash-fueled and filled Sukkot. Yes, that means plenty of varieties and breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Al Fresco Dining as a Sacred Experience Holidays & Occasions

Al Fresco Dining as a Sacred Experience

Rabbi James of JSSA reminds us that on Sukkot we eat outside, “living flush with life,” and remember that like our sukkah, we, too, are permeable and need different kinds of support.

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A Hug of Food as Yom Kippur Ends Holidays & Occasions

A Hug of Food as Yom Kippur Ends

Jews around the world mark the end of the fast in different ways—and no, they don’t all involve bagels and lox. Susan takes us on a brief tour of non-Ashkenazic traditions.

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“Lox” to Love About Vegan Lox Holidays & Occasions

“Lox” to Love About Vegan Lox

Bagels and lox were a big part of Nava’s childhood, but when she went vegan, out went the lox. Luckily, she came up with a vegan lox that’s easy to make at home.

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