Author: navid

Recipe: Bakhsh

15:20 20 January in Food, Talk of the Table

Green Pilaf in a Bag. Adopted from Ammun Kimyagarov's Classic Central Asian (Bukharian) Jewish Cuisine and Customs Ingredients 2/3 lb. / 300g meat (beef or lamb are typical) 1 lb. / 450g white rice 1/4 lb. /115g liver 1 cup beef or mutton fat or 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 bunches cilantro,...

Jewish Routes | Washington, DC

16:15 10 July in Uncategorized
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Jews have had a major presence in Washington, DC, ever since young land speculator Isaac Polock arrived in 1795 and built six stately homes along present-day Pennsylvania Avenue in Foggy Bottom. These buildings would later house celebrated Americans such as President James Madison and Abraham...

Warning Signs | BRCA

20:01 09 July in Uncategorized

Signs of a hereditary breast-ovarian cancer syndrome in a family include, but are not limited to, any family member with: • Ashkenazi Jewish heritage and breast cancer  before age 60 • Breast cancer at age 50 or younger • Breast cancer in both breasts at any age • Both...