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To help Ukraine, these Jewish bakers are making Hamantaschen

Bakers across the American and European diaspora – from Portland to Warsaw – have taken to making Ukraine-themed Hamantashen this Purim in solidarity and support of Ukrainian victims.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
08/03/2022

Petah Tikva man chokes on falafel, saved by EMTs passing by

When United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Neria Cohen left a Petah Tikvah store, he heard a commotion – along with cries for help – coming from the shop next door, where a man was choking on falafel.

University of Chicago Hillel hosts 75th Latke-Hamantash Debate

Since 1946, UChicago has hosted a debate on whether latkes or hamantaschen are the superior Jewish holiday food.

By STEPHEN SILVER/JTA
04/12/2021
Hanukka

Just in time for Hanukkah, New York’s leading artisanal doughnut chain is now kosher

Open since 2010, Dough shuttered all but one storefront during the height of the pandemic, operating only out of its West 19th Street location.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
01/12/2021

Impossible Pork shouldn't be kosher - opinion

"We should be glad that technology has created a meaningful difference between veggie beef and veggie pork — but if the distinction is there, the ban on the pork must be, too."

By David Zvi Kalman/JTA
07/10/2021

Kreplach, anyone? A fable of a New York childhood

I especially like “Jewish” food, which, quite peculiarly, starts more often than not with a K: Kugel, knish, kichel, kuchen, knaidlach, and my personal favorite – kreplach.

Hummus is a popular vegan/vegetarian dish

We tried these American hummus flavors so you don’t have to

Americans haven’t just embraced hummus, they have found truly appalling ways to make it their own. Here are the most horrifying flavors we could find.

By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
30/07/2021
Claremont salad.

Why Russian Jews are obsessed with this health salad

While the exact origin of health and vitamin salads is unknown, they have been popular among Ashkenazi Jews for decades.

By SONYA SANFORD/JTA
18/07/2021
Streusel coffee cake

This Hungarian coffee cake is even better than babka

Monkey bread is a yeasted cake with origins in the Hungarian Jewish community that came to the United States.

By JOE BAUR/JTA
05/05/2021
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