What a family heirloom taught me about my ancestors, and the mysterious parts of my Jewish history
Jewish unity was on display in Crown Heights—all in the name of braided bread
After my best friend died of complications from HIV, I avoided synagogue and found sanctuary in my mother’s house instead. And that’s where I found a space to atone, and a path to move forward.
Bake this mouth-watering recipe for challah with olives, anchovies, and oregano from a new cookbook called ‘Israel Eats’
A Jewish women’s ritual gets its guy on
A painful interaction about my Jewish identity during my Shabbat Kallah is reconciled years later
A 20-foot challah was unveiled in Brooklyn Wednesday night, earning a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records
The Los Angeles millennials behind Challah Hub take their passion to the streets and mobile platforms
Hadas Meir found her spiritual calling as a baker. Now she hosts workshops about Judaism and bread.
What do you do when Halloween falls on Shabbat? Braid together your Jewish and American traditions in a sweet loaf of bread.
The actress also enjoys challah, french fries, and gardens
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Make a moist brisket, then shred it and add it to your potato pancakes. It’s not what my grandmother used to make. It’s better.
Video: A round loaf of bread is a traditional part of a menu for the Jewish New Year, but you should still braid the dough
How pest-plagued Zomick’s Bakery stayed open despite violations
Reclaiming the bread of the Jewish people after Zomick’s gross-out news
State health inspections reveal vermin violations since 2006
The popular new sandwich truck serves corned beef on rye and potato latkes
After a decade in Tel Aviv, European-trained baker Uri Scheft brings his Breads to Manhattan
How I discovered a recipe for the sourdough bread my grandmother made, before she died in the Holocaust
Jewish food festivals across the South offer a regional twist on traditional recipes—and the best place to find corned beef in barbecue country
Polish has no word for a leisurely, late-morning meal, but brunch is catching on in Krakow, with french toast, stiff drinks, and schmoozing
Getting ready for the High Holidays
Chef Alain Cohen brings a taste of North Africa to Los Angeles
Purim FAQs, Purim costumes, Purim chicken, and more (happy Purim!)
Making Palestinian chicken and Moroccan challah for a Shabbat dinner with Alice Waters
In Brooklyn, where else?
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
Homemade pretzels as housewarming gifts, and other topics in modern Jewish eating
Our parents didn’t seem to care about differences in religion. So why was I suddenly looking for challahs on a Friday afternoon?