Pesach Grape Juice Wars & Other Orthodox Jews in the News

The Grape Juice Wars of Passover Orthodox Jews bless and drink a cup of wine three times on the Sabbath and four times at each of the two Seders for Passover. The almost 150-year-old American titan of grape juice: Welch’s, whose name is practically a synonym for grape juice, and the 129-year-old Manischewitz, the world’s […]

7 Products You Don’t Want To Miss This Passover!

As we begin our preparations for the most involved Jewish holiday of the year, we couldn’t help but get a little excited about these fun, exciting, handy and delicious Pesach products! From the beautiful Ibex Designs hand-painted kriyas yam suf (splitting of the sea) table runner, to the drool-inducing innovation of Manischewitz’s S’more Matzo Kit, […]

The Orthodox Jewish Teen Who Appeared On “Chopped”

When food-obsessed eight-year-old Eitan Bernath asked his mother to experiment more with her traditional cooking, she told him to try it out himself. Together, they began to explore cooking, leading him to make one of his first solo meals, “A can of beans, tomato sauce, heated up with some tortillas [and] cheese…I started very basic.” […]

Wine Snobs Taste Kosher Wine

Is kosher wine just the sweet stuff from Passover or can kosher wine rival the non-kosher stuff? These wine snobs find out!

Chocolate Hummus And Some of the Coolest New Kosher Foods

While kosher aisles stereotypically consist of borsht, jarred gefilte fish, and year-old matzah, the kosher aisles and markets in large Jewish neighborhoods are teeming with diverse and unexpected options. Kosherfest, which took over the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ this week, sheds light on the next wave of new products. The annual trade show […]

Orthodox Jews in the News Weekly Round Up 8/12/16

  Jeremy Piven Becomes a Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem With an *entourage* consisting of Amare Stoudemire and Omri Casspi, Jeremy Piven had a service at Aish HaTorah’s world center, overlooking the Kotel. Better yet, he was given the gift of helping Hatzalah save lives. A Rabbi Who Keeps Things Kosher at Manischewitz Mashgiachs have a […]

Orthodox Jews in the News: Weekly Round Up 5/16

FYI Cable Network’s New Season Of ‘Arranged’ Features An Orthodox Couple’s Wedding Journey – The TV show, “Arranged,” features three American couples as they prepare for their arranged marriages and shadows the newlyweds for a short time after the wedding. This season one of the three featured arrangements is Modern Orthodox couple Vicki and Ben I […]

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