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Let’s Make Potato Latkes for Hanukkah!

This week's recipe is a classic Hanukkah treat: potato latkes! Besides potatoes, latkes are made with onion and matzah or breadcrumbs and symbolize the miracle of Hanukkah because they are fried in oil.

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Let’s Make Apple Potato Latkes with Tahini!

Our friends at The Nosher created a fresh take on a Hanukkah classic. Latkes are popular among Ashkenazi Jews (Jews from France, Germany, and Eastern Europe) – but this dish adds flavors of dates and tahini from Middle Eastern Sephardic cuisine. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Let’s Make Baba Ganoush!

In Israel, it is not unusual for guests to drop in for a visit without prior notice. In such cases, they are likely to get a light snack or impromptu meal. In anticipation of such contingencies, one such prepared dish is baba ghanoush, which can be found in virtually every Israeli refrigerator.

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Let’s Make Baklava!

This sweet pastry is sold in Jewish markets, and comes in a multitude of varieties.

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Let’s Make Apple Pudding for Rosh Hashanah!

On Rosh Hashanah, which begins on September 29, it is customary for Jews to dip an apple into honey to usher in a sweet new year! In honor of this tradition, this week’s recipe is apple pudding!

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Let’s Make Challah for the High Holy Days!

The traditional holiday and Sabbath bread called challah is usually braided all year long. On the High Holidays, Jews make the challah round instead in order to symbolize a whole and perfect year ahead.

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Let’s Make Tzimmes for Rosh Hashanah!

Tzimmes is any kind of sweet stew. It usually is orange in color, and includes carrots, sweet potatoes and/or prunes. It is often served on Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, because it is a sweet food and symbolizes the wish for a sweet new year.

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Let’s Make Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah!

This week’s recipe is a special treat for  Rosh Hashanah , the Jewish New Year, which starts later this month on September 20th! This freshly baked traditional honey cake is served with apples, honey, and challah for a sweet new year.

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Let’s Make an Israeli Sabich Sandwich!

A favorite Israeli street food, this sandwich (pronounced “sah-beekh”) has cooked potato, fried eggplant, and egg wrapped in a pita. If you aren’t in the Holy Land, though, you can make your own version at home! Our friends at ISRAEL21c show you how.

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Let’s Make Israeli Halva!

Watch now to learn how to make delicious Israeli halva!

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Let’s Make Fruit Salad!

The abundance of fresh fruit in Israel, ripe from the fields and orchards, makes fruit salads a natural choice. After a good meal, nothing is more refreshing than this cool dessert.

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Let’s Make Mushroom Jalapeño Matzah Ball Soup!

Try this Mexican twist on a favorite Jewish soup!

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