In this week’s parsha, Parshas Shemos, a new chapter in the long history of our people commences. While the book of Bereishis focused on the individual and personal lives of our founding fathers and mothers - their bar
Since I discovered persimmons (shamed to admit I didn’t really discover them as a household fruit till this fall!) I am a bit addicted. Their soft flesh, gorgeous orange color, delectable taste, and mild sweetness are
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Vayechi, the book of Bereishis comes to a close, as Yaakov and his family have settled in Goshen, Egypt, with Yosef the viceroy as the provider of life.
Prior to his death, at the age of
In this week's parsha, Parshas Vayigash, after twenty-two long and painful years of separation, Yosef and his family are reunited. From slave boy to viceroy, from hated to revered, from Canaan to Egypt, Yosef’s dreams
There’s nothing better than starting a winter dinner with a bowl of warm, hearty and comforting soup.
Each of these soups are easy to make and will bring unique and delicious flavors to your winter dinner-table.
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Mikeitz, the story of Yosef continues. After being sold at the age of seventeen, bought by Potiphar the chief executioner of Pharaoh (see Onkelos to Bereishis 39:1), then languishing in p
This recipe was born by a need for a new, and different, vegetable side dish… Though green beans and salads are a staple in my house, I wanted something fresh, delicious, and inspired.
I served this on Friday night wh
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Vayeishev, seventeen year old Yosef, the beloved son of Yaakov Avinu and Rachel Imainu (who died in last week’s parsha), begins to dream of greatness. He dreams of his brothers sheaves
This unique crisp is a delicious and beautiful way to celebrate a fall fruit which doesn’t get enough attention: persimmons. With their bright orange color, sweet flavor, and soft flesh, this fruit works so well when c
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Vayishlach, Yaakov and his family are on the move, as they return to Eretz Canaan, having left the confines of the house of Lavan.
As the parsha opens, Yaakov is afraid and distressed, as