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Shiso Leaves, New Year Discovery

In my ongoing quest to find new and different produce items, I was delighted to encounter shiso leaves at my local farmers market. I had...

Genetic Screening Urged During Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

September is Tay-Sachs Awareness Month and JScreen, a non-profit public health initiative based at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine, is urging people at...

Interfaith Families Make High Holidays a Priority

The High Holidays appear on the secular calendar well after Easter and too soon for Christmas, making Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur the most...

Creating a Festive Table

Food is always my focus when it comes to planning a get-together, and the holidays amplify that emphasis. I devote my energy to the menu...

An Offbeat Rosh Hashanah Menu

Brisket. Roast chicken. Tzimmes. Kasha varnishkes. Challah. Apples and honey. Tradition is wonderful, and the foods that reflect it are an essential part of Jewish...

New Program Allows Einstein Healthcare to Better Communicate with Russian Patients

Calling to schedule doctor appointments, prescription refills and follow-up appointments is a headache enough already, but when English may not be your first language,...

Abrams Hebrew Academy Takes Science into the Great Outdoors

As helpful — and addictive — as watching an old VHS copy of Bill Nye the Science Guy during school was, there’s nothing quite...

Kohelet Yeshiva Opens Doors to K-8 and a Future for Innovation

It’s not every day that a high school is excited to introduce elementary- and middle-school students to its halls. But the tight-knit community of students...

Next HaMotzi, Hold the Bread: New Bakery to Teach Gluten-Free Sweets

Alan Mathason is new to the formal food business, but his family history in Jewish baking goes back four generations. With inspiration from his elders,...

How Do You Like Them Apples (and Honey)?

The signs indicating the season of pumpkin spice are appearing. No really, literal signs. Coffee chains are advertising the return of the signature fall latte....