As a black classical singer, I avoided singing negro spirituals—until Yiddish music helped me hear them in a new way as a JewRead more ›
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.Read more ›
There’s no excuse for serving canned macaroons and packaged cake mixes. These recipes are so good, you’ll serve them all year.Read more ›
With the right dishes and decorations—and a few special recipes—you can breathe new life into your family’s traditionsRead more ›
Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.Read more ›
Does your typical holiday involve a huge Seder meal followed by a week of matzo and macaroons? You can do better. Here’s how.Read more ›
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The holiday is a favorite among scholars, but is it too abstract to become popular among all but the most engaged or observant Jews?