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Gefilte Fish

The Manischewitz folks sell over 1.5 million jars of gefilte fish internationally each year – almost one jar for every ten Jews in the world. “gefilte” fish is literally “stuffed” fish. 47 more words


2017 Year in Food April - Passover Foods

In the past few years I have been perfecting the art of SCALE.  And that is, how to plan for more than just ‘a few cookies.’    In this picture, I had just made gefilte fish to serve about four nights of Passover—of which I was only going to be at two of.   73 more words

2017 Year In Food

Appreciating the many quirks of Passover

Published: The California Aggie. April 12, 2017. View here.

As the sun goes down and the first night of Passover begins, Jewish people everywhere try to convince themselves that the next eight days will not be as terrible as they remember. 941 more words



“If you live in New York, even if you’re Catholic, you’re Jewish.” – Lenny Bruce 

They say hindsight is 20/20. And to the best of my knowledge, this is true.

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Life Stories


This week Pegman takes us to Poisson-Blanc, Quebec, Canada.

Feel free to stroll around the area using the Google street view and grab any picture you choose to include in your post. 276 more words

Make Every Word Count

Monsey Man Renounces Judaism While Viewing Stained Glass Windows

“I was overcome, actually,” said Seth Lustig, a previously-Jewish man from Monsey, New York, who urgently converted to Catholicism while taking his daughter Chaya to visit a New England-based college. 92 more words