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Todd Ginsberg pastrami and maple matzo brei recipe

Todd Ginsberg’s recipe for pastrami and maple matzo brei is a delicious addition to Passover brunch

With Passover on the way, we asked Todd Ginsberg of the General Muir to share this savory and sweet brunch recipe.

Oy Veg Kitchen serves up comfort with its vegetarian knishes

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.”

Commentary: Growing up Jewish in the South

While other kids talked about the Easter Bunny and a Sunday spent gorging on chocolate eggs, I prepared for Passover Seder and dreaded eating matzo, a bland cracker with all the flavor of cardboard—for seven days.

Southern Kosher

You have asked me, as a Southern writer, to produce a short personal essay on my Southern identity. I cannot do it.

Passing Down Passover

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?”
The Temple Bombing Melissa Fay Greene 1996

Melissa Fay Greene searched for truth with her book, The Temple Bombing

"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.

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