Posts Tagged ‘ sephardic ’

The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

August 10, 2015
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The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

Despite the proliferation of hard-boiled egg methods, the essentials are all pretty much the same: place eggs in a saucepan, cover them with cool water, bring to a boil, cover and remove from heat. In 9-12 minutes, the eggs are ready to peel and eat. But what if instead, you…

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The Surprising Jewish History of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

August 3, 2015
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The Surprising Jewish History of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Jews from Denmark first arrived on the white beaches of what is now St. Thomas,…

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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

June 24, 2015
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A Sephardic Prayer Service for Insomniacs

Can’t sleep? Instead of shuffling to the freezer or watching this live walrus cam, you…

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The First Jew Scalped for America

January 8, 2015
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The First Jew Scalped for America

Francis Salvador was a man of firsts. Salvador…

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The Lost Jewish Tribe of China

January 8, 2014
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Kaifeng Jews

On the southern bank of the Yellow River…

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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

December 16, 2013
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Help Us Find the Makers of “Snowvadia,” the Chief Sephardic Rabbi Snowman

Today we stumbled upon a hard-to-miss snapshot of…

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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,…

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The Israeli-American Music Mogul

August 27, 2013
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diwon2

Remember the Israeli keffiyeh controversy? Semitic Swag, the LA…

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Sephardic Music Festival, Vol. 2

December 25, 2012
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sephardic-music

The second Sephardic Music Festival album just dropped, and the…

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Songs of Wonder

January 4, 2012
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pharoah

On the new album Songs of Wonder, singer/oud player…

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Jews Aren’t Just White

October 11, 2011
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unity

Is the Jewish population growing or shrinking? It could be…

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A Kaiser Roll in the Bodega

July 26, 2011
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vanessahidary

Vanessa Hidary calls herself the “Hebrew Mamita.” She…

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