The Set Table

Prepare for Passover without Losing Your Mind

Personal organizer Elise Hay offers tips for low-stress holiday planning.

05/07/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

Fress to Impress

Cook Like a Chef This Holiday Season

Seattle-based foodies share their Jewish favorites.

09/23/2019 By Naomi Tomky Illustrations by Alison Cote Photography by Carlton Canary


This Yom Kippur, Try Apologizing

It's good for your health.

09/23/2019 By Michael Stusser

Fress to Impress

Adeena Sussman Believes Cooking Delicious Food Shouldn’t be Difficult

The American-turned-Israeli chef focuses on home cooks.

09/23/2019 By Naomi Tomky

Fress to Impress

Take Your Holiday Table to the Next Level

A professional designer shows you how.

09/23/2019 By Lara Hale


Adeena Sussman's Challah

09/23/2019 By Naomi Tomky

As American as Apple Pie

The Myth of Jewish Immigration

We might like to think we contributed to "a nation of immigrants," but in reality the system has always been rigged.

08/29/2018 By Devin E. Naar


Becoming American

As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans — our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

As American as Apple Pie

Apple Pie Three (Historical) Ways

The classic American dessert has an immigration story of its own.

08/28/2018 By Naomi Tomky

As American as Apple Pie

Celebrate with Cider

Cider is the perfect boozy option for celebrating the High Holidays on a less formal note.

08/28/2018 By Erin James

Domestic Goddess

At Nigella Lawson's Table

Britain's celebrity chef shares her thoughts about her latest cookbook, finding out about her Jewish ancestry, and of course, some recipes.

03/21/2018 By Karin Vandraiss Photography by Jonathan Lovekin

Test Your JQ

Bring Meaning to Passover with a Poem or Two

Take the road less traveled and put a poem on the seder plate.

03/21/2018 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik

Test Your JQ

Forget Hanukkah vs. Christmas. What About Reason vs. Revelation?

Are the Greeks good or bad?

12/05/2017 By Rivy Poupko Kletenik Illustrations by Sefira Ross

Three Opinions

What's the Best Approach to Dealing with Christmas?

Two humorous takes on Santa season.

12/05/2017 By Simon Kaufman and Rabbi Seth Goldstein

The Set Table

Three Hanukkah Recipes from Molly Yeh

Yeh for latkes!

12/05/2017 With Molly Yeh

The Set Table

Three Recipes from Sweet

Impress your guests with these divine desserts.

09/12/2017 With Yotam Ottolenghi

The Set Table

Sweet on Yotam Ottolenghi!

The Israeli-British chef answers all of our burning questions.

09/12/2017 Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff


Understanding Life and Death Through Salmon

A newcomer to Seattle comes to terms with her father and Judaism through nature.

09/12/2017 By Adrienne Ross Scanlan

Make 5778 Your Best Year Ever!

Be Nicer

Would it kill you to smile?

09/12/2017 By Michael A. Stusser Edited by Emily K. Alhadeff