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More Jewish resources to occupy your family while self-distancing

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available.

  • Jewish Fiction Net, https:…

On the Jewish food scene: “Roadkill and cardboard" by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

“Roadkill and cardboard” was how someone described gefilte fish and matzah when she was a guest at her first seder. I know many people who agree with her description, at least when it comes to gefilte fish. Some people see it as a gross lump that doesn’t deser…

Jewish resources to occupy your family while self-distancing

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educations and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter publish additions listings as they become available.
 
The National Museum of American Jewish history is …

On the Jewish food scene: Thoughts on noodles and potatoes

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

When I was a child, noodle kugel was the ultimate comfort food. In fact, I didn’t realize there was any other kind of kugel until I was far into my adult years. Certainly no other kugel ever appeared on our dinner table. In fact, it’s still difficult for me to t…

Bess Greenberg’s driving force: rhythm by Rabbi Rachel Esserman

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

On her website, www.KidBess.com, Bess Greenberg describes herself as a “professional basketball player turned documentary photographer, turned curator, turned visual artist, turned musician.” What do all these different activities have in common? During an e-mai…