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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.

Herby Dolmas

Recipe by Michele Amira

Herby <em>Dolmas</em>

Dolmas (also called dolmades) are common in Mediterranean countries and are a favorite of Persian and Balkan Jews. You can find them on most mezze platters in Israel, and these days they’re even pretty popular and well known in the US, though primarily found at Greek restaurants. When I make dolmas with my mom for family

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The New Blintzes

by Michele Amira

The New Blintzes

Blintzes are great, but for a Shavuot option that’s lighter on the carbs and sugar, try dolmas. They’re filled and rolled tightly, too… And how about that Torah shape?

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