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.
Even if you generally avoid it to for dieting reasons, indulge in this Jewish staple on Shavuot
A new graphic memoir recalls the story of a rabbi who traveled to the Soviet Union in 1965 to investigate the country’s treatment of Jews, and ended up helping one family escape
Whether they’re made from lead or wood or plastic, they can bring a family together for one night
Wildfires in Israel destroy a unique workshop that handcrafted biblical harps
What ‘Persian’ carpets meant to a generation of Jewish families in search of a place to call home
How spending 100 hours making brownies kept me from sinking into despair during the pandemic
Matzos Coffee, the sweet, sugary European treat that’s as simple as it sounds
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.
On Hoshana Rabbah, as the High Holidays’ period of judgment comes to a conclusion, give your chicken soup a taste of something meaningful
It took more than 20 years and 500 driving lessons—and some prayer—before I got comfortable behind the wheel
An excerpt from Jewish Soul Food: Traditional Fare and What it Means
A holiday-themed vegetarian recipe even meat lovers will enjoy
Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi paint a complex portrait of their hometown’s cuisine in a new cookbook
Other Orthodox women cover their hair with beautiful sheitels. Why does mine make me look like Marge Simpson?
How I discovered a recipe for the sourdough bread my grandmother made, before she died in the Holocaust