Israel At 65: The Real Evidence

As Israel celebrates 65 years, many of its medical, agricultural, military and technological nnovations have been shared globally. The real indication of the country’s growth and advancement is evident in the numbers. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel’s population has doubled in just 30 years — a bit short of four million in… Read More

On The Road Again

  It’s that time of year — as Willie Nelson says — when you just “can’t wait to get on the road again.” For many, that begins with travel over the Memorial Day weekend and continues through the summer. According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, 718,200 Marylanders are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the… Read More

D’var Torah, Liberal-Style

Rabbi Yerachmiel Shapiro’s column (“Have Faith, And No Goal Is Too Lofty,” May 31) noted that the spies Moses sent to check out Canaan displayed diffidence — that is, lack of faith — that the Creator could keep His promise to deliver that land into the Israelites’ hands. But what if instead of diffidence, the… Read More

‘Time Of My Life’

Countless kids in America grow up dreaming to be professional athletes. At 14, Warren Sollod of Pikesville embarked on what many of those same kids would consider the next best thing. For the 1958, 1959 and 1960 seasons, a teenage Sollod served as an Orioles batboy, observing and interacting with hometown heroes such as Brooks… Read More

Classic Fried Salami

Meat Ingredients midget kosher salami,  sliced thin 6 extra large eggs salt to taste Directions In a hot frying pan fry the salami slices until crisp about 4 minutes. While the salami is frying crack and check eggs. Stir eggs with spoon do not overbeat. Add egg over salami and cook until firm. Salt to… Read More

Brisket in Marinade

Meat Ingredients 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 tsp. black pepper 1 tsp finely chopped fresh parsley 1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh marjoram 4 lbs brisket 2 cups finely dices onion 2 cups red wine Directions Mix lemon juice,  pepper, parsley and marjoram together.  Coat the brisket with the mixture and let marinate overnight in the… Read More

No Fail Apple Cobbler

Pareve Ingredients 6-8 apples 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon sugar 2 eggs 5 tablespoons oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup potato starch 1 teaspoon orange juice Directions Slice 6-8 apples (peeled) into a greased pie pan. Sprinkle the juice of 1/2 lemon and 1 teaspoon sugar on the apples. Mix batter together and spoon batter over… Read More

Chocolate Matzo Torte

Pareve Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 lb blanched almonds grated finely 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 lb raisins 1/3 cup Matzo Cake Meal 1/4 cup fresh orange juice (not from concentrate) 1/4 cup white wine Directions Beat the sugar and egg yolks until very light.  Add the almonds, cocoa, raisins and Matzo meal. Mix well. Add… Read More