Bringing Israeli food and culture into the Jewish New Year
August 27, 2021
(JNS) - American Jews are often criticized these days for distancing from Israel as a result of political considerations. To counteract that trend, the "Israel trip" has become a central way to positively interact with the Jewish state and all it has to offer. But due to the coronavirus pandemic and the inability of traveling there this High Holiday season, Israel-loving foodies say it's more vital than ever to find new ways to connect.
Bringing Israeli cuisine to the Rosh Hashanah or Sukkot table, they say, is a wonderful way to honor the roots of Jewish culinary traditions, as well as bri...