We are what we eat

Do you know what is the LAST cultural practice immigrants give up?  Their native cuisine.  I remember learning that in a college history class. At the time I was living on a dorm floor that was about half Asian girls. ALL OF THEM, despite how long they or their families had been in the US…

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Shavuot and finding joy here and now

We are living with a cascade of disasters. Mass murders, war, climate chaos. I am so sorry and send my condolences to all of you, my fellow travelers. If you are moved to pray, here is a Kaddish that may speak to you. Mourner’s Kaddish after a Mass Murder from the Ritual Well. But I’m going…

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Posted in Shavuot
Published on June 1st, 2022

Spicy Jews: Jewish Food around the World

Where ever Jews have lived they have adapted and adopted the local foods and flavors. Over and over again I see my interfaith couples creating blended cuisines as they merge the foods from both cultures in the marriage.  Come explore more spices, more flavors! Adapt them to your own kitchen. I have discussed these merged…

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