categoryHolidays

Hanukkah Surprise Cake from Noshpitality

by Michal Cohen December 3, 2018 at 8:38 pm
Hanukkah Surprise Cake

Hanukkah Surprise Cake from Noshpitality

by Michal Cohen December 3, 2018 at 8:38 pm

Ever since I can remember, Israel has been a big part of my life. My grandparents have a second home in Israel and as kids, we’d go for the entire summer. The minute we landed my mother would start breathing in the air through her nose, almost like she never experienced oxygen before, and when it was time to leave she’d cry and get emotional in a way that wasn’t typical for her. Read More

How to Make Veggie Latkes – Alumni Recipe Feature

by Birthright Israel Foundation December 3, 2018 at 7:53 pm
Mallory Hope in the Kitchen

How to Make Veggie Latkes – Alumni Recipe Feature

by Birthright Israel Foundation December 3, 2018 at 7:53 pm

There is no better way to share the light this Hanukkah season than by showcasing our incredible alumni and their favorite holiday recipes. We’d like you to meet Atlantan and passionate Birthright Israel alumna Mallory Hope Schwartz. Her Birthright Israel resume includes being an active Birthright Israel Fellow, 2-time trip staffer and a member of Birthright Israel Foundation’s speaker’s bureau. Read More

How Birthright Israel Inspired My Love of Ashkenazi Food – Alumni Recipe Feature

by Aliaksandra Sukharuchkin December 2, 2018 at 8:12 pm
Aliaksandra Sukharuchkin's Birthright Israel group in 2010

How Birthright Israel Inspired My Love of Ashkenazi Food – Alumni Recipe Feature

by Aliaksandra Sukharuchkin December 2, 2018 at 8:12 pm

Hanukkah is a very nostalgic time for me and brings me very special memories. In 2010, on the eve of the first night of Hanukkah, I went on my Birthright Israel trip. I was finishing up the final year of my Bachelor of Science degree and knew very little about Israel or Judaism. Read More

Chocolate Rugelach Recipe for Thanksgiving

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

Chocolate Rugelach Recipe for Thanksgiving

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 19, 2018 at 10:00 am

Rugelach is delicious no matter what holiday it is! We suggest you sweeten up your Thanksgiving with this delicious treat. Chocolate Rugelach What You Need: For the Cream Cheese Dough 1 package of cream cheese (8 ounce) 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cubed 2½ cups flour ½ teaspoon salt What You Need: For the Chocolate Filling 1 tablespoon cinnamon ½ cup sugar 6 ounce bittersweet chocolate, small pieces or shavings 4 tablespoons butter, melted What You Do Remove dough from refrigerator and cut into 4 pieces. Read More

A Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Kugel

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

A Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Kugel

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

If there is one staple around every Jewish table during holiday season — it has to be kugel. Whether you prefer it sweet or savory you can’t go wrong with a festive sweet potato kugel for this Thanksgiving! Sweet Potato Kugel What You Need 3½ lbs sweet potatoes (roughly 4 large sweet potatoes) 2 large onions, diced 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ cup scallions, minced 5 eggs ½ cup matzah meal (or flour if not during Passover) ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled 2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon pepper What You Do Preheat oven to 400°. Read More

A Jewish Thanksgiving: Pumpkin Spice Challah Recipe

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 13, 2018 at 1:30 am

A Jewish Thanksgiving: Pumpkin Spice Challah Recipe

by Birthright Israel Foundation November 13, 2018 at 1:30 am

There’s no better Thanksgiving than a Jewish Thanksgiving! If we Jews know one thing… it’s food! Try our Pumpkin Spice Challah this year! Pumpkin Spice Challah What You Need 1 package active dry yeast (2¼ teaspoons) ½ cup warm water ½ cup granulated sugar plus 1 teaspoon 1 cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1½ teaspoons salt 1 egg + 1 egg yolk for the dough, whisked and 1 egg yolk for the glaze 4 cups white bread flour Pumpkin seeds, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, for garnish What You Do Put yeast in mixer and whisk with warm water and 1 teaspoon sugar. Read More