The Chief of Sages: The Story of Rabbi Akiva

The Chief of Sages: The Story of Rabbi Akiva

When we go on our kosher cruises, we make sure that with each land tour is an opportunity to learn about history and heritage. However, while the places that we visit are quite rich in Jewish history, that doesn’t mean that history is confined to such locales. Rather,...
Hooray For Haman!

Hooray For Haman!

Article by: RABBI STEWART WEISS Sometimes, alas, our enemies get it right. As my colleague Rabbi Daniel Fox pointed out in a recent article, Haman hit the proverbial nail on the head when he described the Jews (Esther 3:8) as a “disjointed, disunified, dispersed”...
Chinese Risotto

Chinese Risotto

As with any risotto you have the instructions “stir constantly”, but why? Stirring the rice constantly will add air into the risotto, cooling it down and making it gluey. But if you don’t stir enough, the rice will stick to the bottom and burn. Agitating the...
Easy Thai Roast Chicken

Easy Thai Roast Chicken

Winter is almost over, but even then, a hot meal is not something we’d say no to, especially when it’s a kosher recipe of unprecedented deliciousness. When the days are long and the evenings are the only time that you can relax, why not enjoy something...