Miscellaneous Features

On the Jewish food scene: Made with matzah

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

My first reaction was, “I can wait until the holiday is over.” The food in question is one of my favorite desserts: tiramisu, which is usually made with soft, melt in your mouth lady fingers. The blurb in The Nosher e-mail asked me to click through to “The Eas…

Jewish Online Resources 3/23/23

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

The Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy will hold the virtual talk “Irving Berli…

Passover: free haggadot to download

By Reporter staff

Some people use the same haggadah every year and find comfort in those pages stained with food and wine. Others look for new works to challenge themselves and stimulate new ways to think about Passover. Neither decision is wrong: what people want and need from the holiday …

On the Jewish food scene: Matzah brei: sweet or savory?

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

I was shocked! Seriously, I had difficulty absorbing what I was hearing. Even a year later, it still makes me shake my head. This shock occurred when I turned the TV to the Food Network and saw that Molly Yeh’s show was on. She was talking about matzah brei (AKA …

She never talked to us about her experiences

By Reporter staff

The Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton will hold a hybrid Yom Hashoah program on Monday, April 17, at 7 pm. It will include recorded excerpts from the survivor testimony of the late Ruth Buschman. Buschman’s children, Suzanne Buschman-Erez and Steve Buschman, will j…