Tag Archives: Jewish traditions

A Little Love for Latkes

We’re thinking about latkes. Latkes (potato pancakes) usually appear on our dinner table once a year during Hanukkah. Last year Hanukkah started on Dec. 7, so our stomachs are telling us now is the time. But Jewish holidays drift along … Continue reading

Posted in Hanukkah, holidays, jewish food, Purim | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Smashing Success

There’s an old saying that if you ask two Jews a question, you’ll get three answers.  And if you ask two rabbis why the groom breaks a glass at the end of a Jewish wedding, you will get even more … Continue reading

Posted in culture | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

One Happy Family, Please

Now that we’ve eaten all of our Thanksgiving turkey and sweet potato leftovers, we’re thinking about our next meal. Everyone knows Jews love Chinese food; you can find  us with plates filled with wonton soup and chicken bok choy every … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, holidays, jewish food, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment