Posts Tagged ‘ chinese food ’

Is Chutzpah Dead?

March 28, 2014
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When Jewish diners complete their annual tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas, their fortunate cookies exhort them to learn Chinese. The Chinese, it seems, have also been learning Yiddish. We already know that Chinese have been harboring a fascination with so-called Jewish success, but we haven’t yet heard about chutzpah, that famous Jewish…

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The Man Who Introduced Matzo Balls to Moo Goo Gai Pan

December 25, 2013
By
Ed Schoenfeld

If you ate Chinese food last night you took place in a custom as entrenched as turkey…

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The Yummiest Things in the Jewniverse

August 27, 2012
By
challah-haye-sarah

The Jewniverse is a yummy place, so grab a fork and btayavon! Pork Memoirs—Tales of a…

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Internment Camps

July 27, 2012
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During World War II, Jews were rounded up…

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Christmas Chess

December 23, 2011
By
chess

There’s a lot that’s Jewish about Christmas. It’s the…

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As Jewish As Chinese Food

July 28, 2011
By
chinese_food

“Ask yourself, what food have you eaten more…

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Theodor Herzl’s Christmas Tree

December 24, 2010
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Theodor Herzl's Christmas tree

Jews have devised all sorts of mechanisms for…

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A Zodiac for the Jewish Deli

December 17, 2010
By
A-Zodiac-for-the-jewish-deli

There’s always been a healthy, productive relationship between…

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