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Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

Spice and Spirit: The Complete Kosher Jewish Cookbook

Esther Blau, Tzirrel Deitsch, Cherna Light

Publisher: Bloch

SPICE AND SPIRIT the complete kosher Jewish cookbook is a completely revised edition of that best selling book, containing more than 900 recipes, including traditional, natural, gourmet, and international cooking styles, all in a more convenient size with improved design, new illustrations, and a thorough index. The sections have been rewritten to appeal to both non-observant and committed Jews, …

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Spice And Spirit Kosher for Passover Cookbook

Spice And Spirit Kosher for Passover Cookbook

Lubavich Woman’s Organization

Publisher: Lubavich Woman’s Organization

Keeping kosher and celebrating the Jewish holidays are given an added, joyful dimension, with practical guidelines interwoven with spiritual insights into many aspects of Jewish life and observance. Recipes range from traditional favorites such as blintzes and chicken soup to Szechuan chicken, aduki-squash soup and many other international, gourmet, and natural specialties. All in a clear, easy-to-use …

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Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day

Healthy Cooking for the Jewish Home: 200 Recipes for Eating Well on Holidays and Every Day

Faye Levy

Publisher: William Morrow

Thanks to the ever-increasing number of kosher products available to home cooks, it’s never been easier or more satisfying to prepare delicious, wholesome, and healthful kosher meals. In this new collection of exciting recipes, acclaimed journalist, cooking teacher, and cookbook author Faye Levy presents a progressive, upbeat approach to nutritious kosher cuisine that highlights the pleasure of preparing …

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From Mashgiachs to the new Jewish food movement: “Kosher Nation” by Sue Fishkoff

From Mashgiachs to the new Jewish food movement: "Kosher Nation" by Sue Fishkoff

When you choose to purchase a jar of peanut butter with a hecksher on it or kosher chicken, you become one of the final elements in the long journey that the particular foodstuff undertook in order to be certified as kosher. It can be easy to take this process for granted when you are receiving these things in their final form, yet Kosher Nation by Sue Fishkoff highlights this process and provides an in depth look at the modern kosher food industry in the United …

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The Book of Customs: A Complete Handbook for the Jewish Year

Scott-Martin Kosofsky

Publisher: Harper Collins

Fifteen years ago while researching Jewish imagery, award-winning book designer Scott-Martin Kosofsky happened upon a 1645 edition of the Minhogimbukh — the “Customs Book” — a beautifully designed and illustrated guide to the Jewish year written in Yiddish, the people’s vernacular. Captivated, he investigated further and learned that from 1590 to 1890, this cross between a prayer book and a farmer’s almanac was …

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Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jewish Holiday Cooking: A Food Lovers Treasury of Classics and Improvisations

Jayne Cohen

Publisher: Wiley

In Jewish Holiday Cooking, Jayne Cohen shares a wide-ranging collection of traditional Jewish recipes, as well as inventive new creations and contemporary variations on the classic dishes. For home cooks, drawing from the rich traditions of Jewish history when cooking for the holidays can be a daunting task. Jewish Holiday Cooking comes to the rescue with recipes drawn from Jayne Cohen’s first …

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The New York Times Jewish Cookbook: More than 825 Traditional & Contemporary Recipes from Around the World

The New York Times Jewish Cookbook: More than 825 Traditional & Contemporary Recipes from Around the World

Linda Amster (editor)

Publisher: St. Martin’s

From the food pages of The New York Times comes this authoritative, wide-ranging Jewish cookbook. With almost 800 well-tested recipes by Times food writers, this collection includes influences from Northern Africa, Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. It is a collection to cook from as well as to celebrate the history, culture, culinary creativity, and enduring tradition …

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1,000 Jewish Recipes

1,000 Jewish Recipes

Faye Levy

Publisher: IDG Books Worldwide

A celebration of Jewish kosher cooking and tradition, this expert cookbook offers all the recipes and information any cook needs to celebrate Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and many other Jewish holidays.

Excerpted from 1,000 Jewish Recipes by Faye Levy. Copyright � 2000. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved

Recipes, p.88 Smoked Whitefish Spread Makes about 6 servings

In many homes smoked fish is a …

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The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time

The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time

Debby Flancbaum

Publisher: Urim Publications

The Jewish Woman Next Door: Repairing the World One Step at a Time is a collection of absorbing essays about contemporary Jewish women – some known throughout the world, others known only in their own communities – who engage in extraordinary acts of kindness.

Although the women featured in this book come from all walks of Jewish life – religious, secular and everything in …

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Living a Joyous Life: The True Spirit of Jewish Practice

Living a Joyous Life: The True Spirit of Jewish Practice

Rabbi David Aaron

Publisher: Trumpeter

Secular and religious Jews alike will find wisdom and inspiration in this new book in which Rabbi David Aaron reveals the joy that living a Jewish life can bring. With his characteristic humor, enthusiasm, and insight, Rabbi Aaron looks at key, and often misunderstood, aspects of Jewish practice—our relationship with God, Torah study, prayer, living the commandments, celebrating the Sabbath, and

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Over 60 Jewish groups condemn boycott movement

Over 60 Jewish organizations worldwide have issued a statement condemning the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement on college campuses.

The statement was published in the “BDS Cookbook,” an extensive resource for students and professionals to combat BDS through positive programming initiatives and coordinated reactive responses.

The statement asserts that academic, cultural and

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Kosher Grocery Stores In Short Supply Of Baby Formula

Kosher Grocery Stores In Short Supply Of Baby Formula

Kosher grocery stores are facing depleted stocks of an imported Israeli baby formula popular among Hasidic Jewish families.

Materna, the manufacturer, is no longer able to make shipments to the U.S., leading to shortages of one of the few dairy-based formulas that conforms to the religious laws followed by Hasidic Jews.

“I’m getting at least ten calls a day asking if it’s in,” said …

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Kosher Wines For Passover

Kosher Wines For Passover

Trader Joe’s is carrying a new line of kosher wines.  I have never heard of anything like them before.

For red wines they have some Tempranillo blends from Spain under the Terrenal brand for $3.99 They also have a blend of Chardonnay and Macabeo for $3.99 (also Spanish also Terrenal). They also have Sara Bee Moscato $5.99 (Italian) and Banero – Prosecco $7.99 (Italian). Also beibg sold at Trader Joe’s is the Tierra Salvaje …

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New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

… has established a kashrut department supervising clothing stores in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim and Geula neighborhoods.Haredi women have begun supervising businesses in the neighborhoods on behalf of the new department, checking whether the clothes sold in the stores meet the requirements of Jewish Law. The department’s findings will be published across the neighborhoods.

Read More: @ ynetnews.com

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NY Jews criticize kosher inspector cuts

NY Jews criticize kosher inspector cuts

Jewish leaders are criticizing layoffs at New York State’s kosher law enforcement division that are a result of budget cuts.The Orthodox Union’s Rabbi Menachem Genack told The Wall Street Journal in Sunday’s online edition that there is a need to protect the kosher consumer from potential fraud.

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off January 1. The cuts were …

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The Allure of Kosher Food for the Jewish Holidays

The Allure of Kosher Food for the Jewish Holidays

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Sue Fishkoff is the author of Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America’s Food Answers to a Higher Authority. She will be blogging all week of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog.

When I’m invited to a Shabbat or holiday meal in a Jewish home, I always bring kosher wine. Not just that, I try to make it Israeli.

It’s not because I keep kosher. And it’s not because the

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History Timeline of Jewish People in America

History Timeline of Jewish People in America

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1630 Holland captures Pernambuco, Brazil from the Portuguese and invites Jewish settlement. A significant Jewish community develops in Recife.  (Recife is the 4 th largest metropolitan area in Brazil with 4,136,506 inhabitants.

1649 Solomon Franco was a merchant, who was granted a weekly stipend by the Puritan authorities on the condition that he leave on the next available passage to Holland.

1654 Portugal recaptures Brazil and

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Kosher Wine for Hanukkah

Kosher Wine for Hanukkah

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A Hanukkah party is not complete without wine. Although Hanukkah is not a drinking holiday, many Jewish families celebrate this holiday with vintage reds or fruity whites.

If you want to make sure that the wine is kosher, buy wines from Israel.

As much as possible, order wines directly from a kosher winery. If you are not sure whether the winery produces kosher wine, seek the advice of a rabbi.

Choose wines that …

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Matzoh Ball Soup: A Collection of Personal Stories, Poems, and Rabbinical Sermons That Inspires the Jewish Spirit

… Oliver Kramer (editor)

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.

Matzoh ball soup is an evocative symbol in the Jewish community that conjures powerful memories of a heritage embodied in family tradition. It is in the spirit of this image that we created this book.

Matzoh Ball Soup is a distinctive collection of personal stories, poems and rabbinical sermons that inspires the Jewish spirit. This collaboration of many impressive figures has resulted in a heartfelt and poignant anthology that is rich …

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The Works of Josephus: Complete and Unabridged, New Updated Edition

… Publisher: Hendrickson

This renowned reference book has served scholars, pastors, students, and those interested in the background of the New Testament for years. The insight given into the Essene community, the destruction of Jerusalem and the interpretations and traditions of the Old Testament in first century Judaism is invaluable. The outlook of Josephus, a late first century Pharisee and historian, on Jesus and the New Testament documents is enlightening and provocative. As an …

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How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Jewish Dietary Laws

How to Keep Kosher: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Jewish Dietary Laws

Publisher: William Morrow

“Traditional Judaism injects sanctification into the ordinary habits of everyday life.Keeping kosher helps us pause and think about what we eat, and how we eat it, and elevates the act of eating.”

What does it mean to keep kosher? Many may be familiar with the basics: no bacon, no shrimp, no cheeseburgers. But the Jewish dietary laws go deeper than that, and How to Keep Kosher explores the ins and outs. Why are some foods deemed kosher

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Joan Nathan’s Jewish Holiday Cookbook: Revised and Updated on the Occasion of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of the Publication of the Jewish Holiday Kitchen

Joan Nathan

Publisher: Random House

The doyenne of Jewish-American cookery brings together the best of her classic The Jewish Holiday Kitchen and The Jewish Holiday Baker with innovative new recipes reflecting every cuisine of the Jewish tradition, all organized according to the holidays of the Jewish year. 35,000 first printing.

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Jeff Nathan’s Family Suppers: More Than 125 Simple Kosher Recipes

Jeff Nathan's Family Suppers: More Than 125 Simple Kosher Recipes

Jeff Nathan

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

In Jeff Nathan’s Family Suppers, the world-renowned chef and television host of New Jewish Cuisine delivers exactly what kosher home cooks everywhere have been asking for: creative recipes easy enough for the weeknight table. In the follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut cookbook, Adventures in Jewish Cooking, Jeff hangs up the professional chef’s coat to create a more casual kitchen go-to guide, simplifying steps in …

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The Hadassah Jewish Holiday Cookbook: Traditional Recipes from the Contemporary Kosher Kitchens

… balls be firm or fluffy? Plain or filled? Made with chicken fat, oil, or marrow? These questions and others are addressed in this recipe collection from the celebrated cooks of Hadassah, the Jewish womens volunteer organization. Over 250 Jewish holiday recipes are offered and include varieties of nostalgic must-haves – from chicken soup to borscht, kreplach to kishka, Grandma’s honey cake to Israel’s sufganiyot – and twists on the basics – challahs (seeds or honey), latkes (carrot …

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Kosher By Design Entertains

Kosher By Design Entertains

Susie Fishbein

Publisher: Artscroll

Susie Fishbein has done it again! A new cookbook with all of the elegance and flair of the original best-selling Kosher by Design, with more magnificent photography, great ideas and Jewish hospitality!

Be inspired... let your imagination soar! Susie Fishbein reveals the secrets of successful hostesses. It’s more than food — more than decor — more than centerpieces!

From an outdoor picnic to a formal anniversary dinner, …

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Passover Seders Made Simple

Passover Seders Made Simple

ell Shulman

Publisher: Wiley

“Like the proverbial Jewish mother, Schulman provides the answers and then offers a veritable cornucopia of Passover recipes.” —Chicago Sun-Times

The Complete Seder Resource for Everyone Giving a Seder for the first time? Married to someone Jewish—but you’re not—and wishing you knew how to host a Seder? Want to accommodate friends and family who are vegetarian or watching …

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The Food Processor Bible

The Food Processor Bible

Norene Gilletz

Publisher: Whitecap Books

You don’t have to be Jewish to discover the joy, not the “oy,” of processing! Whether you are a new reader or an old fan, you’ll love this completely updated, revised, expanded edition of my best-selling cookbook, The Pleasures of your Food Processor (now out of print).

With a new generation of cooks and a new generation of food processors, Gilletz felt that it was time to completely revise, update and expand …

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Gatherings: Creative Kosher Cooking from Our Familes to Yours

The Parents of Netivot HaTorah Day School

Publisher: Feldheim

This contemporary Kosher cookbook features a collection of over 300 recipes offering creative appetizing dishes to enhance your dining pleasure. A full section of delicious Passover recipes and comprehensive chart are included. All recipes have been triple-tested by both professional and amateur cooks to ensure quality and

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The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook

… from meatloaf to paté, from Velveeta to brie, we all have a special place in our hearts-and our stomachs-for our families’ deliciously basic, special home recipes.

Born of the culinary traditions of the two very different sides of actress Pamela Hensley Vincent’s Jewish-American family and her husband Duke Vincent’s Italian-American background, The Jewish-Sicilian Cookbook recaptures, with charm, humor, and tasty and do-able recipes, the gastronomic nostalgia of two families …

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Secrets of Fat-free Kosher Cooking

Secrets of Fat-free Kosher Cooking

Deborah Bernstein M.D.

Publisher: Penguin

This cookbook begins with a brief introduction to the laws of kosher cooking, and then guides you through some nutrition basics. It then shows how the use of low-fat ingredients coupled with appropriate cooking methods can turn once high-fat foods into delicious low-fat alternatives. This exciting collection includes such kosher classics as plump pierogen and knishes, crisp potato latkes, and old …

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