Hello dear readers, I got an email last week from a reader named Ayelet P. about my quinoa recipe from last year: Hey Ariella love the blog! The recipes are great, where do you get them do you invent them or what? Also I just tried the Spicy Quinoa recipe and it was great!!! But ...

Sukkot is “the time of joy.”  It follows Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, holidays of intense self-reflection, repentance and atonement.  The joy reflects the spiritual state attained upon completion of the Ten Days of Atonement, as well as the physical satisfaction in reaping the harvest, and celebrating the results of hard work and effort. The ...

You might be surprised to know that almost 22 centuries ago, Rome became the first European city where Jews lived.  Although most of the Jewish sites in Rome are in or around the Jewish Quarter, also known as the Jewish Ghetto, many of the common attractions outside the Quarter, including the Colosseum and Titus Arch, ...