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Michele Amira

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Michele AmiraMichele Amira is a journalist who writes for Bethesda Magazine, Washington Jewish Week, The Source Magazine and other notable magazines. When she is not writing, she can be found doing Israeli dancing, Zumba, yoga and making mimosas.

Balaboosta Borscht

Recipe by Michele Amira

<em>Balaboosta Borscht</em>

My entire family is obsessed with red borscht—the kind that looks almost radioactive in color and conjures up memories of Mother Russia. That’s why I’m here to make a case

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