A Summer At Camp Exposes Ugandan Jews To America’s Food And Kids

08/24/2016 - 11:57

NEW YORK (JTA) — Growing up in Uganda, Sarah Nabaggala would often have to walk to a well to retrieve drinking water. Shoshana Nambi, from the same village, Mbale, remembers a childhood where they had little and wasted nothing.

Clockwise from top left: Sarah Nabaggala, Yonatan Loukato, Samuel Matiya Kigondere, Yoash Mayende and Shoshana Nambi. JTA

Hinoman Has Big Plans For World’s Smallest Vegetable

Israeli company aims to harvest a new superfood and feed the world’s growing population.

07/16/2015 - 20:00
Editorial Intern

Hinoman, an Israeli agritech company, hopes to make mankai the new kale with an innovative hydroponic harvesting method revealed at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo earlier this week. Israel was one of more than 95 countries represented at the event, gathered to present and discuss new developments to ensure sustainable food supplies for people around the world.

Israel was one of 95 countries at IFT’s Annual Meeting and Food Expo. Getty Images

Kosher BBQ Fires Up In Crown Heights

07/07/2015 - 20:00

Izzy’s BBQ Addiction, the long-awaited kosher smokehouse in Crown Heights, is finally open for service.

Owner Sruly Eidelman slices some of his smoked meat at Izzy’s BBQ Addiction in Crown Heights.  Hannah Dreyfus/JW

The New Hotel Food Wars

Gastronomic creativity becomes a competitive selling point for Jerusalem establishments.

Special To The Jewish Week
03/23/2015 - 20:00

Like a jazz musician setting a standard tune to a Latin beat and turning tradition on its head, the chef at the Inbal Jerusalem says he might serve “a gefilte fish with a Jerusalem culinary accent or a Shabbat-morning chulent with a Mediterranean influence.”

Noted Leonardo Plaza Hotel chef Shalom Kadosh

Gentrification Spurs Black-And-White Cookie Company's Move

Israel Beigel Baking Company says production will continue without pause in Canarsie after sale of Clinton Hill facility.

11/05/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Fans of Beigel's black-and-white cookies can breathe a sigh of relief. The century-old kosher goods company will still supply New York City with its trademark treat, despite the sale of the company’s baking facility, reported earlier this week.

Beigel calls the iconic black-and-white their 'trademark' cookie. via

In Israel, Biblical Land-Use Laws Call For Creative Workarounds

09/30/2014 - 20:00

Jerusalem - On Friday (Oct. 3), when Israeli Jews sit down for their pre-Yom Kippur meal, prior to the Day of Atonement fast, many will be discussing where to buy their produce during this agricultural sabbatical year.

'Crumbs' Cupcakes To Close All Doors

A kibbutz-inspired baked goods empire fails, telling arriving workers to go home.

07/07/2014 - 20:00
Jewish Week Correspondent

After several weeks of public financial difficulty, Crumbs Cupcakes has announced that by the end of Monday they would permanently close all of their locations.

The end of an era. Michael Datikash

Supper Club Goes Kosher

Hire-a-chef network seeks new market among observant Jews. Duck a l'orange, anyone?

07/01/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

In a candlelit penthouse in Brooklyn, thirty guests mill about with basil cocktails in hand. Handcrafted canapés are brought around on delicate china trays, and the crowd samples tartare of mackerel and mushrooms stuffed with a white wine and herb mixture.

Chef Ygael Tresser prepares Red Fruit Mille Feuille for dessert. Courtesy of Chana Blumes.

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Memory And The Mediterranean Diet

New study suggests additional benefits of Israeli-style eating, even as Israelis are consuming more meat and fast food.
Jewish Week Book Critic
05/07/2013 - 20:00

When Golda Meir first visited Kibbutz Merhavia in 1921, she found the members eating “terrible food” like uncooked vegetables and olives.

The famed Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.
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