Summer Fun

The Perfect Tamale

How a rabbi’s daughter became the queen of tamales.

06/01/2016 By Josh Furman

Summer Fun

The Perfect Pickle

The Stopsky’s pickle professional on the fermented life.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

Good Eats

Summer Fun!

Bring a little summertime into your Shabbat with these “perfect” foods — and meet our local entrepreneurs behind them.

06/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky, Josh Furman, and Pam Mandel

Life

From Partisans to Pastrami

Business man Benny Cukier talks about deli and the art of determination.

06/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

Prep and Play

There’s more to Passover music than “Dayenu” and the annual release of corny parodies. These fun tracks will keep you company in the kitchen.

04/01/2016

The Set Table

Global Passover Recipes from Joan Nathan

Spice up your seder with recipes from around the world, courtesy of Joan Nathan.

04/01/2016 By Joan Nathan

The Set Table

The Food Obsession

Joan Nathan dishes about her favorite Jewish food customs, and why we need to pass them on.

04/01/2016 By Naomi Tomky

History

10 Ways Seattle Became a Jewish City

Those who dare dismiss Seattle as a not-very-Jewish city fail to consider its history.

04/01/2016 By Stuart Eskenazi, Dan Aznoff, Megan Hill, Pam Mandel, and Emily K. Alhadeff

Life

Reclaiming the Table

Michael Hebb serves dinner with a side of death.

04/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

Perk Up Purim

Nothing against hamantaschen, but Jewish communities from around the world bring delightful symbolic foods to the table.

02/01/2016

The Set Table

A Taste of Nostalgia

As women’s lives change, what’s in store for the Ladies Auxiliary?

02/01/2016 By Emily K. Alhadeff

The Set Table

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

Local cheesemaker Lisa Jacobs celebrates Hanukkah — and life — with cheese.

12/01/2015 By Naomi Tomky

The Set Table

Killer Cheese

Move over, Maccabees, and make way for Judith, the heroine who saved the Jewish people through cheese.

12/01/2015 By Emily K. Alhadeff

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Washington

Kol hakavod to this year’s winners and featured picks!

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman, Emily K. Alhadeff, Boris Kurbanov, and Dan Aznoff

Best of the City

The Best of Jewish Food in Washington

"Don’t even bother getting them anywhere else! These are like the famous Montreal bagels with two tops!" — one happy Eltana customer

12/01/2015 By Josh Furman

Sound Off

Double Portion

12/01/2015

Sound Off

Lo Mein and Long Lines

Is the tradition of “Jewish Christmas” being co-opted by gentiles?

12/01/2015 By Naomi Tomky

Teva

Faith on the Farm

Oxbow Farm puts Jewish values into vegetables.

10/01/2015 Photography by Naomi Tomky

Nosherai

Stuff It!

10/01/2015 By Erez Benari

The Set Table

Rabbis Behind the Wines

For which historic personalities are these kosher wines named?

10/01/2015