What Makes This Apple Cake Recipe Jewish?



My father’s family is squarely Ashkenazi, but it’s my mother’s side that passed down this recipe for Jewish Apple Cake. Why did my Italian-Armenian grandmother have a so-called “Jewish” recipe on a yellowed 3” x 5” notecard?

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A Quantum Leap into 5784



This morning my phone was buzzing with so many messages, it almost fell off the nightstand. “Shana tova!” “Gmar hatima tova!” and even a “Gut yom tov” or two. This […]

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