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Hawaii-Inspired Macadamia Nut Hamantaschen with Guava Jam

Hawaii-Inspired Macadamia Nut Hamantaschen with guava jam filling

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Strawberry sesame hamantaschen

Black Sesame and Strawberry Hamantaschen for Purim

Pro tips for making the perfect hamantaschen for Purim along with a unique recipe using black sesame

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How Bedtime Stories Help Us Write a New Chapter of Jewish Tradition

By Shawna Gale My parents, who are both Jewish, were married in the 1970s. In the year they took their vows, only 36 percent of the Jewish respondents in a 2013 Pew Research Center survey had married spouses who were not Jewish. By 2005, the year I was married, that number had climbed to almost […]

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Jewish Food Cheat Sheet

An alphabetic listing of Jewish dishes and food-related terms to help people new to Jewish families to figure out what’s on the table.

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Purim and My Mexican American Jewish Newborn

Purim in my neighborhood is an extravaganza. Limousines crowd the streets and rabbles of teenagers run in and out of houses dressed up as the main characters in the Purim story. A quick summary for those who are not familiar: There is Vashti, who is dethroned by the King Ahasuerus. Then Esther becomes the new […]

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Spinach and Feta Hamentaschen (Haman Spanikopita)

Hamentaschen, a popular treat for the holiday of Purim, translates to “Haman’s pockets.” Haman is the villain in the story of Purim and in addition to booing whenever his name is mentioned, on  Purim we eat sweet filled cookies that are in the triangular shape of Haman’s hat. This is a savory twist on the traditional Hamentaschen […]

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Celebrating Holidays as Interfaith Co-Parents

A newly separated queer mom negotiates holidays with her ex

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Hamantaschen with Nutella, Banana, Applesauce & More

Try out these modern hamantaschen recipes with ingredients like Nutella, applesauce and more.

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Purim

Everything you wanted to know about the Jewish holiday of Purim in one place

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Rachel’s Hamantaschen

The hamantaschen recipe that made her a hamantaschen fan. Plus, the family story behind the Purim recipe.

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