Indian Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Mint Sauce

Chicken is a mainstay in most Jewish homes. We love our chicken stock (homemade or store-bought and doctored will do) for matzah ball soup. You’ll find chopped chicken livers at the holiday table because every family has those who love it among the haters. For Shabbat, a nice roasted chicken kicks off the weekend and the […]


Thanks for Giving Me Shavuot for Father’s Day

By Alex Schuh One thing I love about being in an interfaith relationship is the seemingly endless array of religious holidays and celebrations of my wife’s and kids’ religion that pop up to surprise me again and again every season. Because the Jewish holidays are keyed to the lunar calendar, plus some other mysterious (at least […]

uncooked palmiers

Sweet & Savory Palmiers for Papa: French Treats with a Twist

Make sweet or savory petite palmiers for Father’s Day


My Dad’s One Big Question

It started as most modern romances do these days. Girl logs on to a website. Spies a boy. Sends notes back and forth. But it was 2000 when I met Dave, long before dating websites—a time when chat rooms and websites catering to different hobbies and interests were just starting to bring people together. We […]

Woman praying at Western wall

My Spiritual Journey and My Father’s

My pursuit of Judaism as a young adult drew me closer to my introspective father, who is not Jewish