Posts Tagged: Jewish

Santos Sighting

Not surprisingly while I was recently perusing the bookshelves at The Jewish Museum gift shop in New York City,  I spotted an early cookbook written by famed  Jew-ish chef George Santos. It featured his signature dish artisinal bullsh*T on an everything

Santos Sighting

Not surprisingly while I was recently perusing the bookshelves at The Jewish Museum gift shop in New York City,  I spotted an early cookbook written by famed  Jew-ish chef George Santos. It featured his signature dish artisinal bullsh*T on an everything

Congressman Elect George Santos – Jew-ish or Fool-ish

Is George Santos Jew-ish , or just plain Fool-ish? Actually, he’s very Republican-ish In fact, the con man is on brand. Lying seems to be the norm for Republicans. A pre-requisite for party membership. I haven’t seen so much lying

Congressman Elect George Santos – Jew-ish or Fool-ish

Is George Santos Jew-ish , or just plain Fool-ish? Actually, he’s very Republican-ish In fact, the con man is on brand. Lying seems to be the norm for Republicans. A pre-requisite for party membership. I haven’t seen so much lying

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

Antisemitism Hits Home- When Will the Hating End?

The epidemic of hate that Doug Emhoff referenced yesterday at a White House roundtable on antisemitism has hit close to home for me. That vile virus has infected my house. Hate dwells inside. Two weeks ago when I was called

Hanukkah and Christmas

In My Jewish Home I Grew Up Celebrating Christmas

  Sometimes it can feel like Hanukkah doesn’t hold a candle to Christmas. Eight skinny, little Hanukkah candles can’t even begin to compete with vibrating LED Christmas lights pulsating in sequence to the sound of everything from “Let it Snow”

Hanukkah and Christmas

In My Jewish Home I Grew Up Celebrating Christmas

  Sometimes it can feel like Hanukkah doesn’t hold a candle to Christmas. Eight skinny, little Hanukkah candles can’t even begin to compete with vibrating LED Christmas lights pulsating in sequence to the sound of everything from “Let it Snow”

Hanukkah and Christmas

All I Want For Hanukkah is a Christmas Tree

As Hanukkah approaches, I share a little secret. Like many American Jews, I secretly covet Christmas. Though taught in the Ten Commandments not to covet thy neighbor’s wife, there was no explicit directive to coveting thy neighbor’s holiday. Holiday cheer

Hanukkah and Christmas

All I Want For Hanukkah is a Christmas Tree

As Hanukkah approaches, I share a little secret. Like many American Jews, I secretly covet Christmas. Though taught in the Ten Commandments not to covet thy neighbor’s wife, there was no explicit directive to coveting thy neighbor’s holiday. Holiday cheer

jewish-star-of-david worn by German Jews

Pittsburgh One Year After – Anti-Semitism Grows

  A year ago I was haunted by the ghosts of antisemitism. On a Shabbat morning, it reared its ugly head at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh when a heavily armed white supremacist took out 11 lives in

jewish-star-of-david worn by German Jews

Pittsburgh One Year After – Anti-Semitism Grows

  A year ago I was haunted by the ghosts of antisemitism. On a Shabbat morning, it reared its ugly head at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh when a heavily armed white supremacist took out 11 lives in

child holocaust DP Camp swastika

Never Forget

Never Forget. Those words were seared into me as a child.   As Jews gathered in N.Y.C. on Sunday for the annual Gathering of Remembrance at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, they came together as community to say we will never

child holocaust DP Camp swastika

Never Forget

Never Forget. Those words were seared into me as a child.   As Jews gathered in N.Y.C. on Sunday for the annual Gathering of Remembrance at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, they came together as community to say we will never

WWI poster Food Conservation Immigrants

I Pledge Allegiance – Women & Food in WWI

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

WWI poster Food Conservation Immigrants

I Pledge Allegiance – Women & Food in WWI

As America entered the Great War in 1917, Uncle Sam encouraged all his hyphenated American nieces and nephews to join him in fighting this war to end all wars. “You came here seeking Freedom,” he told the masses of immigrants

1918 Housewife

Crisco and Kosher Kitchen Culture

 Once upon a time to a transfixed nation, trans fats were not the troublesome substance we now view them as but were the very symbol of scientific progress. If the FDA has their way about it, bad-for-you- hydrogenated oils, i.e.

1918 Housewife

Crisco and Kosher Kitchen Culture

 Once upon a time to a transfixed nation, trans fats were not the troublesome substance we now view them as but were the very symbol of scientific progress. If the FDA has their way about it, bad-for-you- hydrogenated oils, i.e.