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Rabbi Brad Levenberg: “You don’t have to put your life on the line to be a hero. You’re a hero when you pay your yard people to not show up.”
For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
During the High Holidays, I experience a sudden urge to quest for and cook authentic Jewish food. Finding a perfect brisket isn't always easy, but with perfect timing, a buzzy new butcher/baker, Evergreen, recently opened near my neighborhood in Kirkwood.
With Passover on the way, we asked Todd Ginsberg of the General Muir to share this savory and sweet brunch recipe.
After several years in Atlanta, Liz Mennen, 29, realized what was missing from her life in the South: knishes. The New York-bred actuary had grown up eating the Eastern European comfort food. “To me, they taste like a hug.”
Passover Seder is the ritual Jewish meal commemorating the Israelite exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt. Custom calls for the youngest child at the table to recite questions that frame the evening’s ceremony, beginning with, “Why is this night different from all other nights?” Last year Miriam Karp, a middle child now fifty-seven years old and raising a teenage daughter, decided to recast that query for herself: “How might this Passover be different from other Passovers?”
"Are you a Jew?" the man demanded of Melissa Fay Greene. "Yeah," the Atlanta author responded, immediately wishing she hadn't. If only she could have read his mind, could have seen the question coming, could have disguised her identity, she might have come closer to solving the crime, she thought.