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Food

  • Had enough sweet stuff at the new year? Here’s a savory meal for Sukkot.

    By jwadmin on September 26, 2018
    By MEGAN WOLF NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – So much at the Jewish New Year is sweet — first fruits, honey, honey cake. By the time Sukkot rolls around, we’re often looking for something savory to offset all the sweet. this is a meal easy to make and eat in the sukkah too. Regardless of the time of year, we have […]
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  • Kosher-keeping Orthodox teen wins ‘Chopped’ championship

    By jwadmin on September 14, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – An Orthodox, kosher-keeping teen has won a “Chopped” championship. Rachel Goldzal, 13, of Staten Island, won the episode that aired on Sept. 4, beating two 12 year olds and a 10 year old. She was 12 when she filmed the Food Network cooking reality show in the spring. She is the first kosher champion in […]
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  • It’s a new year. Why not swap in these recipes for old favorites?

    By jwadmin on September 6, 2018
    BY SHANNON SARNA NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The sweetest time of year is upon us, quite literally: It’s Rosh Hashanah. And while I know most families have their standard holiday dishes they make year after year, sometimes it’s nice to swap in a new appetizer, alternating main dish or quick, but delicious new dessert to serve. Trade in your […]
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  • Beth Israel’s annual Labor Day barbecue announced

    By jwadmin on August 22, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3, will be celebrated by Congregation Beth Israel with its annual Family Barbecue, beginning at 5 p.m. The entire community is invited to attend the program at the synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. It will feature  holiday foods, as well as music and games. The cost is $15 for adults, $6 for ages 3-10, and  no […]
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  • Israeli guy’s avocados prove they are not just good for guac!

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2018
    BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Last year, Ron Simpson was still managing talent for a living. But recently,  Simpson, a 34-year-old Jewish marketing professional and producer from Amsterdam with no experience in running a restaurant, launched an international chain of eateries with a partner. It is so wildly popular and innovative that seasoned food critics are celebrating it as […]
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  • Hydrox, the original kosher sandwich cookie, is accusing Oreo of sabotage

    By jwadmin on August 15, 2018
    BY BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – You know what Oreos are. They’re two delicious chocolate cookies sandwiched around a creme filling. Oreos also come in Double Stuff, vanilla, birthday cake and pumpkin spice (really). There is debate on how they should be eaten, but everyone knows they’re best when dunked in milk. What you might not know is that […]
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  • A kosher cheeseburger is now possible. Well, almost.

    By jwadmin on August 2, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN TEANECK, N.J. (JTA) – For many Americans, no hamburger is complete without cheese. Whether a slice of no-fuss American or something fancier, the cheese melds the beef patty with the bun into umami-laden perfection. Until now, the cheeseburger was the stuff of daydreams for Jews observing kosher dietary laws that prohibit the mixing of meat and dairy. Sure, there […]
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  • Orthodox Union to stop certifying kosher beef slaughtered using shackle method

    By jwadmin on July 25, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The Orthodox Union has told its approved beef purveyors in South America to stop using a controversial slaughter method. The O.U., which is the largest kosher certifying agency in the United States, sent a letter to its meat purveyors in June notifying them that it would no longer accept meat slaughtered using the […]
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  • Barbecue competition on July 29 to benefit The Shalom Food Pantry

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    The Shalom Food Pantry’s first  “Battle of the BBQs” competition is set for July 29. The event begins at 2 and continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, at 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. The proceeds from the competition will go to the Shalom Food Pantry, an organization to help those in need. Six teams representing six local Jewish organizations will compete in different categories including Ultimate […]
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  • New bill will end Israeli imports of live animals for meat, in light of suffering

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2018
    (JNS) –In light of revelations as to the poor conditions of animals transported to Israel for food, government ministers on have green lighted a bill that would gradually phase out the import of animals for slaughter in Israel. The bill would reduce the number of live sheep and calves imported from Australia and Europe by at least 25 percent per year, with […]
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