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Sufganiyot Muffins from Modern Domestic

11:24 03 December in Culture, Latest
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by Jenna Huntsberger  Hanukkah started Wednesday, which means it’s time to dust off your favorite Hannukah recipes. Because Hannukah celebrates the miracle of the oil, the holiday usually features fried foods – latkes, fried potato pancakes, are the food of choice in the United States, and sufganiyot,...

The Seeds of the Future

14:35 02 December in Latest, Religion
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By Daniel Kieval In the insightful children's book Noah’s Wife, which provides a modern-day expansion of the Biblical story of Noah, the title character Naamah goes out and gathers seeds from every kind of plant while her husband is busy collecting all of the animals for...

Kosher Goes Green

17:13 30 November in Culture, Latest, Religion
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By Lily Hoffman Simon Have you ever sat in an empty Chinese restaurant on Christmas day feeling like you are the only person in the whole country not congregating around a tree?  For those who keep kosher, resisting the temptation to order shrimp for their fried...