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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

Our Top-Secret, Mouth-Watering, Nutella Hamantaschen Recipe

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 1, 2018 at 4:54 pm

Our Top-Secret, Mouth-Watering, Nutella Hamantaschen Recipe

by Birthright Israel Foundation February 1, 2018 at 4:54 pm

Here at Birthright Israel Foundation, we love connecting young Jewish adults with all aspects of Jewish culture – especially ones that involve silly costumes, noisy groggers, and delicious food. Did you know in Israel Purim is one of the most widely celebrated holidays? From the North to the South, Jerusalem to Tel Aviv the streets are filled with costumes and celebration and most of all, the smell of freshly baked hamantaschen! Read More