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How to Be a Kosher Vegan in an Interfaith Family

Kosher + vegan + interfaith family. This should be interesting!

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Take the Fifth: How an Intermarried Woman Honors Parents

By Joy Fields We are commanded to honor our parents. The fifth commandment can present a few challenges, however, like when my Jewish mother is sitting next to my Presbyterian father-in-law in his favorite Chinese restaurant, waving a pink morsel around on her fork and loudly asking, “What is this?” “It may be pork, Mom, […]

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One Man’s Kosher is Another Man’s Treif

Humorous essay on the subtleties–and absurdities–of differing practices of keeping kosher.

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Tostones and Matzoh: A Puerto Rican-Jewish Journey

The personal narrative of a Catholic Puerto Rican woman and the the story behind her traditionally Jewish last name.

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The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

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