The use of sherry vinegar, cumin, and oranges speaks volumes about the Iberian influence on the cooking of South America.
I consider myself an environmentalist. I write about the earth, think about the earth, care about the earth. I wrote my rabbinical thesis partly on Judaism and the environment, and I helped found en environmental advocacy committee in my synagogue.
This year at our Passover seder, I experienced something deeply powerful which I had not felt in the context of Passover before.
"15th of Shevat;" New Year of the Trees; Jewish Arbor Day, which is a minor festival.