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  • A safe Sukkot, at home and outside

    By Editor on September 30, 2020
    By ETHEL G. HOFMAN (JNS) – Sukkot, the joyous Jewish Thanksgiving, was originally an agricultural holiday, a time of gathering a bountiful harvest. The sukkah itself—the primary symbol of the holiday—is a reminder of hastily built shelters the Jews endured in their 40-year desert trek on their way to the Promised Land. Following an especially solemn Yom Kippur—and after months grappling with […]
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  • 7 tips for staying healthy during the Yom Kippur fast

    By Editor on September 23, 2020
    By Dr. TZVI DWOLATZKY (My Jewish Learning via JTA) – There is a marked difference between the intended feeling of being uncomfortable with not eating or drinking for 25 hours and actually becoming ill as a result of not getting enough liquids and nutrients. Yom Kippur not only requires emotional preparation, but physical as well. A person can take several […]
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  • Celebratory food for 5781, in all its muddled glory!

    By Editor on September 18, 2020
    By ETHEL G. HOFMAN (JNS) – For 40 years, Rosh Hashanah dinner at the Hofman house was the place to be. More than 30 or so family members and friends gathered at the long refectory table, with teens at a card table (the “kids” table) set up in the foyer. We dunked apple wedges in honey, praying for a sweet […]
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  • Brussels sprouts for the new year? Honey and balsamic vinegar bring some sweetness

    By Editor on September 17, 2020
    By RONNIE FEIN (JTA) – In 2008, Heinz conducted a survey that identified Brussels sprouts as America’s most hated vegetable. Even people who never tasted them were naysayers, claiming Brussels sprouts were bitter and smelly. My mother never cooked them. She feared insects might be hidden among the tightly packed leaves. And when I got married, my husband refused to […]
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  • Agudat Achim’s 42nd annual Carrot Fest to focus on celebrating and serving community

    By Editor on September 2, 2020
    SCHENECTADY– Congregation Agudat Achim (CAA) announces the 42nd annual Carrot Festival, entitled, “Celebrating And Serving Our Community” will be held from Sunday, Sept. 13, until Friday, Sept. 18. In addition to dropping off donations for a CDTA “Stuff the Bus” event, patrons may pick up pre-ordered carrot cake, produce and vendor items on the grounds of the synagogue on Sept. 13. The […]
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  • Agudat Achim lists “Meals To Go Catering”

    By Editor on August 20, 2020
    SCHENECTADY–The As You Like It Kosher Catering has announced that its “Meals-to-Go Program” is in operation. As You Like It Kosher Catering, located in Agudat Achim Synagogue in Schenectady, has recently been busy preparing favorites of its customers including Chocolate-Dipped Almond Horns and its signature brisket. The list of offerings includes vegetarian, beef, poultry and dairy items.  vegetable and grain […]
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  • Check your hummus: Environmental group finds high levels of possible carcinogen in many brands

    By Editor on July 17, 2020
    By SHIRA HANAU NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – That hummus may not be as healthful as you want to believe, according to an environmental advocacy group’s latest research. Laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the chemical better known as Roundup, in 80% of conventional chickpeas and hummus tested. Glyphosate, commonly used to kill weeds, is considered a […]
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  • ‘We’ve been milling our heads off’: For some small kosher food purveyors, the coronavirus era is boom time

    By Editor on June 25, 2020
    By BEN HARRIS NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Like many small business owners, Ian Yosef Hertzmark’s small flour operation saw a precipitous drop when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States in March. Almost overnight, Hertzmark’s Migrash Farm, which produces certified kosher flour from grain grown in the Chesapeake Bay region, lost virtually his entire wholesale business after local restaurants […]
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  • What to do with leftover charoset? Try this chicken with thyme recipe.

    By Editor on April 10, 2020
    By EMANUELLE LEE (The Nosher via JTA) – Charoset is one of the most important food components of the Passover seder. Its intense sweetness symbolizes the optimism in contrast to the bitter maror and salty water, which remind us of our ancestors’ suffering. Every family has its own special charoset recipe, and each year my mother makes ours, which is […]
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  • British K butchers ‘work overtime’ to fulfill meat demands for Passover; they are escalated by virus

    By Editor on April 1, 2020
    (JNS) – Butchers in the United Kingdom are hustling to meet an unprecedented demand for kosher meat in light of the many canceled Passover trips due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Jewish News reported. Sarah Mann Yeager from the British company Louis Mann & Son said local butchers are “already stretched to capacity on Passover.” She estimates a 20 percent increase […]
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