A Look at the Jewish Catacombs of Ancient Rome

A Look at the Jewish Catacombs of Ancient Rome

Historical Jewish tombs are scarcely found around the world. The ancient, yet sacred tombs are special because they hold an important part in Jewish art, history and lore. Rome is primarily known to have several tombs dedicated to mythological and Christian tombs that...
Chicken With Dates For Rosh Hashanah

Chicken With Dates For Rosh Hashanah

Sweet dates, are one of the seven species of Israel. The Hebrew name, t’marim, also relates to punishing enemies—in this case, finishing them off. (Note that some rabbis believe that eating these foods actually symbolizes ending our own prejudices.) On a happier note,...
The Beit Alfa Mosaics

The Beit Alfa Mosaics

Our kosher touring expeditions let us explore many facets of Jewish historical life, from scholarship to literature to architecture. One thing that always excites us on a journey is the chance to discover new things, which is why we visit many museums and parks. Much...
Baba ganoush

Baba ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a silky, luxurious combination of eggplant, tahini paste, garlic, lemon juice, and salt that is blended into the most creamy luscious dip.  It originates from the Middle East and is often served with pita bread, olives, or vegetables as a flavorful...