Irrational hatred of Jews.
Following World War II, many Jews were confined to displaced persons (DPs) camps in Allied-occupied countries. Among them were my parents and parents-in-law.
Organized attack on Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during the 19th and early 20th century.
Hebrew word meaning "catastrophe", referring to the Holocaust.
Israeli Independence Day, which commemorates the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948.
Holocaust Remembrance Day, on which we remember the Holocaust and honor the memory of those who perished.
Israeli Memorial Day on which citizens remember the soldiers who lost their lives fighting the War of Independence and other subsequent battles.
Every birthday deserves a great cake. This iconic, cocoa-based, richly iced cake fits the bill.
This babka is so easy, baking it almost feels like cheating. I have a hard time not eating it as it comes out of the oven.