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Ilana Schatz

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Ilana SchatzIlana Schatz is the founding director of Fair Trade Judaica, a nonprofit building a fair trade movement in the Jewish community. She has been active in Jewish social justice for over 30 years, focusing on community economic development, affordable housing, homelessness and community investing. Ilana was a lay spiritual leader at Kehilla Community Synagogue in Oakland, California, for 15 years before starting FTJ.

Chocolate Haroset

Recipe by Ilana Schatz

Chocolate <em>Haroset</em>

Recipe contributed by Philip Gelb, vegan chef and caterer. Using mortar and bricks, the Jewish slaves built the pyramids. The haroset reminds us of the mortar, a symbol of unrewarded toil. We remember how our ancestors’ work enriched the Egyptians’ lives and challenge ourselves to think about the ways that we currently benefit from exploited

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Totally Sweet Chocolate-Filled Sufganiyot

Recipe by Ilana Schatz

Totally Sweet Chocolate-Filled <em>Sufganiyot</em>

This recipe was developed by New York City pastry chef Keyin Fulford, inspired by a recipe from Peace, Love and Chocolate. The recipe is reprinted here with permission from Divine Chocolate’s website. Photo credit: Rebecca Siegel via Creative Commons License.

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