Crispy Christmas: How One Woman Spends Her Holidays

Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.

The Tattler Guide to Having the Least Christmas-y Christmas Ever

If all the joy and happiness in the air are making you miserable, try one of these six strategies for how to ruin Dec. 25

Culinary Revolution Brings the Flavor of the Far East to the Middle East

Chinese food has long been a staple, but now Israeli restaurants offer dishes from Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, and India

Kosher Chinese Simply Sucks

According to a master chronicler of Chinese food (and plenty of others)

An Update on the Free Chinese Food Mystery

The source of the order has been pinpointed

What Judaism Says About Free Chinese Food

Rabbi Andy Bachman helps solve an office conundrum

A Very Kosher Christmas in SoHo

How a trendy eatery is battling the laws of physics to redefine kosher cuisine

Why Eating Chinese Food on Christmas Is a Sacred Tradition for American Jews

Brooklyn’s hip Mile End deli modernizes the traditional meal once again

China Patterns

Lacquer screens, silk pillows, even statues of Buddha—when it comes to decorating their homes, why do so many Jews look to Asia for inspiration?

Merry Dim Sum To All, and To All Some Fried Rice!

They can have their ham and their goose

Duck au Juif

‘Traditional Jewish Christmas’ at Mile End

Merry December 25!

From Chinese food and movies to A Christmas Carol performance and a Yiddish-accented visit from St. Nick: Our collected coverage of Jews on Christmas

A Very Special Message

David Mamet draws a cartoon

‘Blade II’ and Fried Rice

When the writer and performer Janice Erlbaum volunteered to work Christmas Eve at a shelter for homeless teens, the girls confronted her with a hard question: “Why are you here?”

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