On Birthright’s first culinary trip, an itinerary stuffed with olive presses, shuks and home-cooked Moroccan meals.
Jerusalem — It’s one thing to claim Masada as your birthright, or the Western Wall or the Dead Sea.
It’s quite another to be able to say that shakshuka — that iconic and palate-zinging Israeli egg dish — is now part of your cultural heritage.
But that’s exactly what happened this week for 48 participants on Birthright Israel’s first-ever culinary trip.
Young Families, Singles Flocking to Upper East Side; ‘The Memory Is In Their Taste Buds’: The Lure of Sephardic Food; Safra Synagogue Rabbi’s Growing Empire; Sephardic And Egalitarian at B’nai Jeshurun; Giving Voice to Sephardic Music.