Old-Fashioned Egg Balls for Chicken Soup Pareve

3 hard-boiled egg yolks ⅛ teaspoon regular or onion salt 1 teaspoon matzoh cake flour 1 raw egg yolk > Mash the hard-boiled yolks with the salt.  Add the flour and then the raw yolk and mix well. Using your hands, roll into chickpea-sized or bigger balls.  They will not expand. Add to simmering water… Read More

Sweet and Crunchy Quinoa Pareve

1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided ⅓ cup pine nuts 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons honey ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ⅓ cup dried cranberries 4 scallions, sliced… Read More

Easy, Healthy Cauliflower Rice Pareve

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1 head of cauliflower 1 red or sweet onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, grated ½ teaspoon ground cumin pinch of sea salt pinch of black pepper olive or coconut oil > Gently sauté the onion and garlic in a little oil. In the meantime, grate the cauliflower using the largest setting holes on a… Read More

International Good Deeds Day Comes to Howard County

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Good Deeds Day, a community wide volunteering event that was first launched in 2007 by Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison, will be held in Howard and Baltimore counties for its first and fourth year, respectively, on April 10. “Generating positive change through efforts like Good Deeds Day is part of our mission to give… Read More

Reporters’ Notebook: AIPAC Protests

There was no shortage of protestors who came out in force against Donald Trump and against AIPAC. (David Stuck)

As anticipated, opening day of the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., brought out protestors from anti-AIPAC and pro-Palestinian groups, the latter of which was quite vocal — with groups chanting “shame on you” — and visual, hoisting an enormous Palestinian flag that stretched out over a large staircase just opposite the Convention Center entrance… Read More

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld Protests, Gets Ejected

Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue was removed from the Verizon Center after shouting and walking toward the stage during Donald Trump’s speech during AIPAC, 2016. (Marc Shapiro)

A Washington rabbi was ejected from the Verizon Center on Monday for speaking out against Donald Trump during the Republican presidential candidate’s speech to the AIPAC Policy Conference. Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld of Ohev Sholom-The National Synagogue, said he was proclaiming Trump’s “wickedness to the world.” “I was sitting six rows away from Trump, and as… Read More

Clinton Eliminates Daylight; Biden Defends Iran Deal

Hillary Clinton: “We cannot forget that Tehran’s fingerprints are on every conflict across the Middle East.” (David Stuck)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a hawkish message on Monday morning to 18,000 AIPAC Policy Conference attendees, saying that if elected, she would “never allow Israel’s adversaries to think a wedge can be driven between” the U.S. and Israel. Speaking at the Verizon Center, the former senator and secretary of state, eliminated any daylight… Read More

Puff Pastry Hamantaschen

Directions: Defrost the puff pastry sheets and cut into triangle shapes. Place on cookie sheets, brush dough edges lightly with egg wash. Carefully press centers to fill after baking so the centers will not puff up too much during baking. Bake according to directions on box. After removing from oven, you may have to press… Read More

Easy Sweet & Sour Stuffed Cabbage (Meat)

1 large head of cabbage, boiled to soften or freeze and defrost 2 pounds ground turkey 2 teaspoons garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup raw rice 1 large can peeled tomatoes,broken up with your hands 1 can tomato soup 8-ounce can tomato sauce 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 onion, small… Read More

Unstuffed Cabbage (Pracas) (Meat)

Sauce: 1 large onion, diced 2 pounds cabbage, diced or shredded 8-ounce can tomato sauce 28-ounce can tomatoes with juice or diced tomatoes, with juice 1 cup water 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/4 cup raisins, optional Meatballs: 1 pound ground beef or turkey 2 teaspoons Worcestershire… Read More