Sukkot and Simchat Torah are defined as Zman Simchateinu, the time for rejoicing par excellence. As was probably repeated countless times in this column, the Gemara in Tractate Pesachim 109a says, “There is no joy without wine.” All in moderation, of course. The
For those who love the ubiquitous blue bottle, the sweet and slightly sparkling Bartenura Moscato D’Asti—and there are many of us—Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot would be a great time to branch into something no less sweet, but a little more fancy, fruity, balanced and fun. My tasting
“There are a lot of natural advantages for making great wine in Israel,” said Amichai Lourie, winemaker at the popular and successful Shiloh Winery in Israel’s Shomron (Samaria) region.
The Shiloh Winery has an impressive collection of
Enjoy fresh pizza made on the spot.
The parties you remember most are the ones with great food and great entertainment. When food is the entertainment, even better. And what could be more engaging, and delicious, than watching chefs make fresh, hot, personalized
With Rosh Hashanah already upon us, we have all been reflecting on the past year while looking forward to the next one. Every year—and even every day and every moment—we always have the opportunity, the choice, to do better, to be better. Growth is a necessary goal to achieve, both as people
What do you do when you keep kosher and you’re in a new city? Maybe you’re travelling for business, maybe for pleasure. You’ve been stuck in a bad spot before when you had to scramble to find a kosher meal when in an unfamiliar place. Who wants to rely on mushy PB&J sandwiches and granola bars? After all, you’re a
Delicious and fresh American-style cuisine prepared and available in the middle of Yerushalayim—who would have thought?
Well, when Matti (Fuld) Addess moved to Israel, she had no idea she would soon be running a very popular and successful bakery business—Matti’s
Luxuriously good cuisine can start with simple, but quality, ingredients. Vish, a pareve, vegetarian eatery in Tenafly specializing in hummus, tahini shakes and falafel, has a surprisingly large variety of sweet and savory dishes. The bold tastes and textures bely their humble
The original “Eppsicle” was invented in 1905 by Francis William “Frank” Epperson of Oakland, California, when he was just 11 years old. The accidental founder of the “ice lolly,” Epperson began selling them as “Popsicles” commercially in 1922.
The Creamsicle came along later,
Imagine you’re a writer for The Jewish Link and your editor suggests that you write a review of a new ice cream place by the Jersey Shore. What do you do?
First, say: “Yes!”
Second, if you know what’s good for you,
Meir Panim translated from the Hebrew means “brightening faces.” And that is certainly what Meir Panim, one of Israel’s largest charity networks, is dedicated to doing. Meir Panim has branches in Jerusalem, Or Akiva, Tzfat, Tiberias and Dimona. The organization operates a variety of projects that include challah for Shabbat,