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Global Shtetl

Toronto holds a reputation as a global music city and cosmopolitan hub where tourists can sample the cultures and foods of diverse Read More

Bagel Battle

Bagels are undeniably one of the most popular and iconic of Jewish foods. Having long transcended their Jewish roots, bagels have become Read More

Global Shtetl: Enrico Fink   Italy

For several years now Enrico Fink has been one of the major figures in the Jewish music and theatre scene in Italy, Read More

Defining Soviet Jewish Cuisine with Lea Zeltserman   Toronto

Why do Soviet-born Jews often sigh with nostalgia over pork sosiski(wieners)? Three decades after the Soviet-Jewish immigration began — and over a Read More

Putting the Oy in Joy with Judy Perly   Toronto

Judy Perly is one of Toronto’s most colourful and beloved Jewish food personalities. Nearly every Sunday for the last 23 years, she Read More

The World of Sephardic Desserts with Kat Romanow   Montreal

When we think of Jewish desserts, images of East European staples like babkaand rugelachcome to mind. And yet there’s a whole other Read More

Miriam Borden   Toronto

Herring has filled Jewish hearts, minds, and bellies for centuries, and has been described by writer Michael Wex as the “national fish Read More