Articles written by Joe Baur
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This Hungarian coffee cake is even better than babka
One morning, my wife suggested I look into making a different kind of bread. Not necessarily to replace my weekly challah habit, but just to try something new. I asked what she had in mind and she...
At age 33, I'm finally celebrating my first Chanukah
BERLIN (JTA) — I wasn’t raised Jewish, but this year I’m proud to be connecting with a neglected part of my heritage. There are a lot of Jews who would say that I am not Jewish — my Jewish heritage stems from my paternal grandmother, and I...
'We are here,' not in Israel: The new Berlin Jewish museum director on Jewish life in Germany, beyond BDS
BERLIN (JTA) - The previous director of the Jewish Museum Berlin left in the wake of a tweet. In May, after the German parliament declared the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against...
Jewish community today in Germany has a potent voice
BERLIN (JTA) - There were approximately 30,000 Jews in the city of Frankfurt before World War II, making it the largest community in Germany. By the time the U.S. military occupied the city in... Full story