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Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

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Following the seven joyous days of Sukkot, comes the happy holiday known as Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah.
’Cause it’s hard to say goodbye
On Simchat Torah we conclude, and begin anew, the annual Torah reading cycle, an accomplishment that produces unparalleled joy and dancing.
This is a bit of a cross between a soup and a stew, but does it really matter? It's unanimously delicious and definitely filling enough to be a meal in and of itself, not to mention warm and comforting for the winter time. Click here for a non-sweet versi...
Stuffed cabbage is traditional on Simchat Torah, but sometimes you just want the lazy version... This version is savory, but if you're looking for a sweet one, you can add half a cup of brown sugar to this and that should do it. Ingredients 1 large onion ...
A Healthier Version of the Classic
Stuffed cabbage (also called cabbage rolls), is a Simchat Torah classic. Read more about the origin of that tradition here. Many recipes are heavy on the sweetness, and my goal here was to create a version that is more savory, but still flavorful, and wit...
Ingredients: 1 green cabbage ½ red pepper, diced 4 scallions, sliced 6 baby bella mushrooms, sliced 1 tbsp. rice vinegar 1 tbsp. sesame oil 3 tbsp. soy sauce 2 tbsp. tomato paste 2 tbsp. fresh ginger ½ head fresh garlic, crushed 2 tbsp. sugar 1 lb. (450 g...
Jewish Penicillin
Between the flu and strep, it feels like everyone I know is sick these days, which means it’s time for a nice big pot of Jewish penicillin. Chicken soup! No two pots of chicken soup are exactly alike, in my experience, and I don’t claim to have the very b...
Meat and rice, rolled up in cabbage and cooked in a decadent sauce - a Simchat Torah classic. With step-by-step photo instructions.
A detailed overview of the holiday of Sukkot presented with keen insights and timely messages.
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