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Food

  • ‘Sushi in the Sukkah’ party in Clifton Park

    By jwadmin on September 27, 2017
    CLIFTON PARK–Clifton Park Chabad will host its annual “Sushi in the Sukkah” party at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, at 495 Moe Rd. The program is free and open to the community. The program will feature kosher sushi, soups, salads, and klezmer/holiday tunes sukkah crafts and lulav and etrog shakes. Donation and other information as well as reservations may be obtained from Leah Rubin […]
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  • Why some Jews are paying $500 for an Italian etrog

    By jwadmin on September 26, 2017
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Fifty years ago, leaders of the Chabad movement tasked Rabbi Moshe Lazar of Milan with supervising the local production and export of the Calabria etrog, the citrus fruit used by Jews during the harvest festival of Sukkot. Shortage Lazar’s job is to make sure the fruit is kosher for the festival, and that […]
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  • How I keep my bubbe’s memory alive during the High Holidays

    By jwadmin on September 20, 2017
    By STACEY ZISOOK ROBINSON (Kveller via JTA)  – As a kid, I didn’t live a particularly Jewish life. We were sent to Hebrew school on Tuesdays and Thursdays and got dropped off at Sunday school. We fidgeted through services occasionally — usually because we were attending a bar mitzvah or it was High Holidays season. I went to Saturday morning services […]
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  • Easy-to-prepare holiday menu rich with flavor and color

    By jwadmin on September 20, 2017
    By MEGAN WOLF NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Two things are especially important to my holiday dishes: ease of preparation ahead of time and, of course, appeal to crowds. When time is short — and really when is it not short? — let’s make things as simple as possible. This menu fits the bill while offering a combination of flavors, textures […]
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  • Lunch tips for the new school year

    By jwadmin on September 1, 2017
    As we embark on a new school year, Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel, has some tips on what israeli children should pack for lunch on their first day of school.
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  • Temple Israel of Catskill to hold two day rummage sale and a pancake breakfast

    By jwadmin on July 19, 2017
    CATSKILL–Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St. will hold its annual rummage sale on Sunday, July 30, and Monday, July 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Furniture, household goods, leather goods, and garden supplies will be sold. A pancake breakfast will run concurrently with the tag sale on Sunday, July 30 from 9 a.m.until noon. The cost of the breakfast for adults is $5 […]
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  • Beth Emeth’s TRIBE to gather for Israeli dance, sushi on July 6; slates full July agenda

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2017
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth’s newest community organization, the TRIBE will offer programming and opportunities to young Jewish professionals throughout July. Organizers report that the group has now formally organized a board and is planning  a variety of summer activities. Among the peer-organized social events, community action programs and professional development opportunities in July will be Israeli dance and sushi on Thursday, July […]
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  • Clifton Park Chabad lists 3 May programs: Lag B’Omer, Shavuot celebrations

    By jwadmin on May 10, 2017
    CLIFTON PARK–Clifton Park Chabad has announced three May programs at 495 Moe Rd., Clifton Park. A Mother’s Day, Lag B’Omer barbecue brunch is slated for 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14. The Clifton Park Jewish Women’s Circle (JWC) will host “Watercolor Torah” at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 22. Shavuot will be noted with a dairy buffet and ice cream party, featuring the reading of […]
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  • Passover recipes: Lighten up with fish and veggies

    By jwadmin on April 5, 2017
    By MEGAN WOLF NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – I love serving light foods that are naturally kosher for Passover. With so much matzah, vegetable and fish dishes are often a welcome addition in my home. In this holiday menu, my Coconut Carrot Soup is a creamy soup at its finest. The combination of carrots, ginger and coconut is so warming […]
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  • The New Generation of Passover wines

    By jwadmin on April 5, 2017
    By DEBORAH FINEBLUM/JNS.org Even the most finicky wine snob won’t be able to “pass over” the new generation of kosher wines. Increasingly, the current mindset is that since Jews are commanded to drink four cups of wine at the Passover seder, they might as well drink high-quality wine. The last decade has witnessed a veritable explosion of high-quality kosher wines, […]
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