Posts Tagged ‘ ashkenazic identity ’

The Battle of the Montreal Bagel

November 14, 2013
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montreal-bagels

If you think of New York as the North American bagel capital, chances are you’re not Canadian. Among Canadians, anyway, Montreal is renowned for a bagel of its own: small, sweet and available piping-hot 24-7 from the two most famous bagel outposts in town—and classically coated with a thick layer of sesame…

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Our Four Genetic Moms

August 29, 2013
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dna

On Friday nights Jews traditionally bless their daughters to emulate Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah. But the women these girls actually…

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Gourmet Gefilte Giveaway!

March 12, 2013
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Gefilteria1

Gefilte fish: grey, tasteless, blobby, stuck in the shtetl-y past. Or is it? Elizabeth Alpern, Jackie…

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An American Childhood in Egypt

June 1, 2012
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an american childhoof in egypt

Sipping from the Nile, a new memoir, tells…

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Bagel Fever

November 16, 2011
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bagels

The bagel has long been a basic codifier of Askenazic Jewish identity.…

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