Oh BuzzFeed. Here we go again with the spectacle of apparently clueless Americans trying something new and ethnic. I’d understand the cluelessness if the tasting panel was made up of bumpkins from like, Iowa or something. But these folks are from New York, probably the most cosmopolitan city in the world where one can get […]

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Chaimie tries to get Leizer out of his Maccabean shell by proving the virtues of Hellenistic culture and the power of a pita. Drinking in the very best that Montreal’s multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle life, love, and lactose intolerance in this foodie centric web […]

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Chaimie and Leizer settle the age old Talmudic argument – St. Viateur or Fairmount bagel for the win? Drinking in the very best that Montreal’s multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle life, love, and lactose intolerance in this foodie centric web series done entirely in their […]

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A chance ordering of a lean smoked meat sandwich in lieu of the usual schmaltzy one leads to not only the jeopardizing of Chaimie and Leizer’s entire relationship but a deep meditation on the joys of fat… in all the right places. Drinking in the very best that Montreal’s multicultural Mile End has to offer, […]

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Assembling at Montreal’s Holy Temple of poutine, La Banquise, on the Jewish calendar’s holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur, Chaimie and Leizer argue about the meaning of the ritual of fasting while inevitably ritually eating. Drinking in the very best that Montreal’s multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and […]

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Had Bob Marley been alive he would have been 70 this year. A group of Israelis got together and in celebration of this auspicious anniversary, did a completely a Capella version of Marley’s “Could you be Love.” The results are remarkable! And almost hypnotic – I’m not kidding when I say that I have watched […]

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What happens when Americans try Israeli junk food? Most of the beloved Israeli snacks served to this special BuzzFeed panel worked well – and why shouldn’t they? Put enough salt or sugar and/or fat into anything and it will be yummy! That’s a basic human reality that transcends all national and cultural boundaries. Great. So […]

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Find out when you visit LA’s Pico Robertson neighborhood in this episode of Soul Food, with host Kiran Deol. Pico Robertson is a neighborhood in West Los Angeles that is home to a wealth of Kosher restaurants and grocery stores. It’s an ideal place to learn about the origins and practical intricacies of Kashrut – […]

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Refinery 29 produced a video series called “Styles Out There” where host Asha Leo traveled the world for a sort of anthropological perspective on Fashion. In one of the episodes titled “Meet Brooklyn’s Hasidic Designers,” they traveled to a Hasidic neighborhood in Brooklyn that is not far from the New York Fashion world but in […]

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Jessie Kahnweiler is single, Jewish and lives in LA. Tired of being single she did the obvious thing – hold an open casting call for the role of “Jessie’s Boyfriend.” But what at first seems like the obvious thing sometimes doesn’t turn out as we planned. Whatever. Jessie’s problems are our comic relief. Ha ha […]

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