Jailhouse Rock Of Ages

Ahh, New York, where everything Jewish is possible — including a lavish bar mitzvah in the slammer. It seems that officials of the Big Apple are busy investigating how a well-connected inmate could host a lavish bar mitzvah in prison, according to the JTA Wire Service.

Jews And The Gnomes Problem

It seems that a Nuremberg court — you remember the venue for the famous post-World War II Nazi trials, right? — will allow an art gallery to display garden gnomes giving a Heil Hitler salute, reports the JTA Wire Service. The sign is banned in Germany unless it is part of an educational, pro-democratic project…. Read More

Pie, Anyone?

Remember the old bit about someone tossing a creamy pie in someone’s face, who turned around and returned the favor, and so on? Well, a Jewish youth group in Great Britain just took the idea to the world stage in a major way. The event, which took place in East Mersea, Essex, involved 253 members… Read More

Chocolate Chunk Pudding Cookies

Dairy/Pareve* Ingredients 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 1⁄4 cup white sugar 1 package (2.8 oz.) instant vanilla pudding 1 1⁄4 teaspoons vanilla 2 eggs 2 1⁄4 cups white whole wheat or all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 1 1⁄2 cups chopped chocolate or chocolate chips

Stuffed French Bread With Spinach, Herbs And Cheese

Dairy Ingredients 2 loaves store-bought French bread (for about 12 servings) 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1⁄4 cup fresh spinach leaves (from salad bar), chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1⁄4 cup oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese

Pastrami Potato Kugelettes

Meat Ingredients 5 potatoes, peeled and grated 5 eggs, beaten 1⁄2 small onion, grated 1 teaspoon sugar 1 scant tablespoon kosher salt fresh black pepper to taste 1⁄4 cup oil 1⁄2 pound deli pastrami, cut into thin strips or pieces

FAUX PHO (Winning Recipe)

Meat Ingredients 12 ounces Manischewitz egg noodles 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons curry powder 32 ounces Manischewitz chicken broth 1⁄2 cup orange juice 1 cup coconut milk 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6-8 ounces each) 1⁄4 cup lime juice 1 1⁄2 cups fresh basil leaves salt & pepper to taste


Meat Ingredients 1 small BBQ or rotisserie chicken 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 leeks, chopped, using only light green and white parts 2 carrots, cut into half-inch slices 2 medium red potatoes, cut into small cubes 1⁄4 cup Manischewitz potato starch 1 frozen pie crust, thawed 1 egg, beaten 2 cups Manischewitz chicken broth salt… Read More


Pareve Ingredients 14 pieces wonton wrappers 2 medium zucchini 1⁄2 cup rice vinegar 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 1⁄2 pounds Ahi tuna steaks (sushi grade, 1-inch thick) 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 tablespoon Manischewitz creamy horseradish sauce with wasabi 2 cups plus 1 tablespoon Manischewitz vegetable broth salt and water