In addition to being a time of remembrance, Passover is a holiday for special foods, special dishes and family heirlooms, notably the seder plate.
Say the words “vegan Passover” and seder menu options shrink considerably.
But Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz says that people celebrating a vegan Passover – and their hosts at the seder table – should not fear.
“If one prepares properly for Passover and thinks creatively, then everything is possible,” he says.
An old maxim says that if you survey two Jews, you’ll get three opinions. And American Judaism has produced a diverse, and sometimes contradicting, range of teachings. But there is one small, blue booklet nearly everyone seems to read – the Maxwell House Haggadah.
Introduced in 1923 by an advertiser hoping to sell coffee to the Jewish community, over 50 million copies have circulated.
If, this Groundhog Day, you find yourself with a groundhog carcass you don’t want to waste, consider making Groundhog Cacciatore.
What? Does that sound like an unlikely scenario? It happened to Ian Knauer. A groundhog was eating all of his vegetables, so he shot it and cooked it in a stew.
Nes Abegaze and her mother, Azla Mekonnen, spent this past weekend preparing for Christmas. No, they’re not wickedly late, nor ridiculously early. The food they were cooking is for Tuesday, which, thanks to the Coptic Church’s use of the Julian calendar, is Ethiopian Christmas.