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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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Borscht Belt lives on at Sammy’s Roumanian in New York City

By Janet Jourman Protzel, Special to the Jewish Light August 17, 2011

After a visit to the Eldridge Synagogue, why not consider a visit to Sammy's Roumanian Steak House, which is also located on New York's Lower East Side? When we went, what we found more than delivered on its reputation for great Jewish food and fun: Chopped...

Joan Nathan

Shavuot with a French accent

By Linda Morel, JTA June 3, 2011

NEW YORK — Joan Nathan says she's always had a particular fascination with French Jews and their food. For Nathan, author of "Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France (Knopf, 2010), the love affair with French cuisine started...

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