Carol Ungar is the author of Jewish Soul Food: Traditional Fare and What It Means, and a prize-winning writer who blogs about traditional Jewish food at Kosher Home Cooking.
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Israeli Artist Who Lost Life’s Work in Fire Ready to Start Again

Yoram Raanan lost 2,000 works of art when his Beit Meir studio went up in flames. But he's 'looking at the positive'—and the Talmud—for peace of mind.

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Move Over, Matzo Balls. Here Come Kreplach, the Metaphysical Dumplings.

On Hoshana Rabbah, as the High Holidays’ period of judgment comes to a conclusion, give your chicken soup a taste of something meaningful

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How I (Finally) Learned To Drive

It took more than 20 years and 500 driving lessons—and some prayer—before I got comfortable behind the wheel

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Before the Fast: Tisha B’Av Recipes With Meaning

An excerpt from Jewish Soul Food: Traditional Fare and What it Means

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This Thanksgiving, Try Kosher Stuffing Soup

A holiday-themed vegetarian recipe even meat lovers will enjoy

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The Best Passover Snack You’ve Never Heard Of

Matzos Coffee, the sweet, sugary European treat that's as simple as it sounds

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The Taste of Jerusalem

Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi paint a complex portrait of their hometown’s cuisine in a new cookbook

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Searching for the Perfect Wig

Other Orthodox women cover their hair with beautiful sheitels. Why does mine make me look like Marge Simpson?

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Grandma’s Lost Challah, Found

How I discovered a recipe for the sourdough bread my grandmother made, before she died in the Holocaust

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