A year ago, I skipped Thanksgiving. I didn’t realize I’d never see my father again.
Giving thanks for Fred Astaire
This Moroccan recipe for pumpkin soup is a perfect way to start a Thanksgiving feast
This Thanksgiving will be the first since I found out that one branch of my family tree stretches back to colonial times
Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude
This past year, the average Israeli gobbled up 125 pounds of turkey, chicken, and other fowl treats
Special synagogue services may be a thing of the past but otherwise observing the holiday helped Jews feel like at one with the turkey-loving nation
Rokhl’s Golden City: Why Yiddish culture, alive and well, needs small but reliable financial support, not saving
The great rabbi and doctor advised laxatives before the meal, exercise after, and no chickpeas
A New World fruit has been incorporated into Old World recipes, with sweet (and sour) results
This traditional Thanksgiving side dish was the creation of food writer Cecily Brownstone. With a small update, it’s perfect for your holiday table, even if you keep kosher.
Mystic emanations, and a path forward, in democracy’s wake
This holiday season, let us give thanks to ‘the angel of peace’
This week, we turn the mic around, calling listeners and reading their letters—the good, the bad, and the ugly
Masbia, New York City’s only kosher soup kitchen, puts an Orthodox spin on a secular holiday
A new historical account was recently discovered. It is recorded here.
Video: Make a traditional American holiday feast, with a recipe for stuffing that brings Jewish flavors to the table
Calvin Trillin’s Spaghetti alla Carbonara gets a kosher makeover
How a man named Asser Levy turned New Amsterdam into a new Jewish home