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Not Your Bubbe’s Passover Dessert: Mini Macaroon Berry Tarts

Not Your Bubbe’s Passover Dessert: Mini Macaroon Berry Tarts
By April 7, 2014

Goodbye, boring processed macaroons. Hello, adorable fruity mini-tarts! Read More

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The Best Gluten-Free Passover Products

The Best Gluten-Free Passover Products
By March 25, 2013

From matzoh to macaroons, one gluten-free eater ranks her favorite items Read More

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The Macaroons

The Macaroons
By October 22, 2010

JCC Houston Jewish Book & Arts Fair Macaroons play at 10:30 Featuring The Macaroons live in concert plus Mad Science, storyteller Jordan Hill and authors Karen Fisman (An Adventure in Latkaland: A Hanukkah Story) and Lauri B. Rosen (creator of … Read More

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Jewcy’s R. Crumb Perverts Everything You Hold Dear About Hanukkah

Jewcy’s R. Crumb Perverts Everything You Hold Dear About Hanukkah
By December 5, 2007

Our resident cartoonist teams up with cranky blogger David Kelsey to illustrate the gory history behind the Festival of Lights. CLICK TO ENLARGE

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Fowl Play

Fowl Play
By November 19, 2007

After years of being constantly annoyed and often angry about the historical denial built into Thanksgiving Day, I published an essay in November 2005 suggesting we replace the feasting with fasting and create a National Day of Atonement to acknowledge … Read More

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YouTube’s Top Psychics

YouTube’s Top Psychics
By October 31, 2007

Sylvia Browne Any psychic who’s been indicted for grand larceny and is a reoccurring guest on the Montel Williams Show is no winner in our book. She doesn’t listen to the people who come to her readings, she’s arrogant, and … Read More

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Jewcy’s Guide to Yom Kippur

Jewcy’s Guide to Yom Kippur
By September 18, 2007

My uncle and his boyfriend have a Yom Kippur ritual: First they go to a nice lunch in Manhattan, and then they see a Broadway show. I’ve always loved that story because it’s so Jewish: They could go see The … Read More

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Songs of Atonement

Songs of Atonement
By September 18, 2007

As pop song themes go, atonement is right up there with the biggies: sex, puppy love, devil worship. Songs of penance are especially ubiquitous in American popular music, and small wonder. So much American pop flows out straight out of … Read More

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