The use of sherry vinegar, cumin, and oranges speaks volumes about the Iberian influence on the cooking of South America.
Combines many of the flavors and foods found in Spain and Portugal with the classic technique for making a bread kugel.
It is life we want, no more and no less than that, our own life feeding on our own vital sources, in the fields and under the skies of our homeland, a life based on our own physical and mental labors; we want vital energy and spiritual richness from this living source.
This year at our Passover seder, I experienced something deeply powerful which I had not felt in the context of Passover before.
Tu BiShvat (Jewish Arbor Day) is the time of year when Israeli schoolchildren plant trees. Perhaps it’s no coincidence that a teacher instituted the tree-planting custom.